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Bowen, Edward George (1911 - 1991)

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Born: 14 January 1911  Swansea, Wales.  Died: 12 August 1991.
Edward George Bowen was Chief of the Division of Radiophysics CSIR/O, Sydney 1946-71 and was Chairman of the Anglo-Australian Telescope Board 1967-73. Earlier he was a member of the U.K. radar development team 1935-43.

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Born Swansea, Wales, 14 January 1911. Died Sydney, 12 August 1991. OBE 1941, CBE 1962. Educated University of Wales (BSc 1930, MSc 1931) and King's College London (PhD 1934). Member, UK radar development team 1935; Air Ministry Research Station, Bawdsey, England 1936-40; British Air Commission, Washington 1940-42; research physicist, MIT Radiation Laboratory, USA 1943; CSIR/O Division of Radiophysics 1944-71, chief of Division 1946-71; Counsellor (Scientific), Australian Embassy, Washington 1973-76. Chairman, Anglo-Australian Telescope Board 1967-73. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1957, Fellow, Royal Society 1975. Chairman, Joint Policy Committee of the Anglo-Australian Telescope 1967-1971; Chairman, Anglo-Australian Telescope Board 1971-1973; Fellow and first President, Australian Institute of Navigation.
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