African Americans in Science, Math, and Invention (A to Z of by Ray Spangenburg

By Ray Spangenburg

The astronauts, physicists, chemists, biologists, agriculture experts, and others who've committed their lives to bettering humankind's wisdom and figuring out of the universe via technological know-how, math, and invention are profiled during this quantity within the new A to Z of African americans sequence. In examine labs, college study rooms, NASA education amenities, and the executive boardrooms of significant associations African american citizens were very important innovators, from early occasions to the current day. each one enlightening access offers a thrilling biographical profile, surveying major occasions in that person's existence regarding his or her accomplishments in technology, math, or invention, by means of an updated extra analyzing checklist on that specific. A basic creation offers an outline of African American contributions to technology, math, and invention; topic indexes record participants via date of beginning and by way of fields of job; and a normal bibliography lists assets correct to the subject. With easy-to-access info, for normal readers and scholars alike, this ebook bargains attention-grabbing perception into the lives of many very important African american citizens.

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Distinguished African American Scientists of the 20th Century. : Oryx Press, 1996. “Lincoln University’s Prexy Branson Ends 15-Year Term,” Jet, April 22, 1985, 32. Obituary. New York Times (Late New York Edition). (June 13, 1995), B7. Obituary. New York Times Biographical Service, 26 (June 1995), 864. 28 Bromery, Randolph Wilson Bromery, Randolph Wilson (Bill Bromery) (1926– ) geologist, geophysicist Randolph Wilson Bromery pioneered the study of geophysical structures from the air. He has made a mark as an educator and provided administrative guidance as president or acting president at several colleges and universities.

Flew four Space Shuttle missions, piloting the historic 1990 flight that deployed the Hubble Space Telescope, one of the most important astronomical tools of the following decade. (Photo by NASA) Afghanistan following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Concluding 34 years of service, Major General Charles F. S. Marine Corps in August 2002. He received a certificate of appreciation from President George W. ” For his courage, expertise, and leadership, Charles F. , has also received numerous other awards and honors, including hon- Burns, Khephra, and William Miles.

He published some 40 papers in scientific journals during the course of his career. , the son of Reverend William Humphrey Barnes and Mary Jane Thomas Barnes. A member of the class of 1921 at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, he received his bachelor’s degree that year, earning membership in the Phi Beta Kappa honor society for his high scholastic achievement. Working as an instructor in chemistry at the college the following year, he became the first African American appointed to the Amherst faculty.

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