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Townes

Charles Hard. born 1915, US physicist, noted for his research in quantum electronics leading to the invention of the maser and the laser; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1964
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In 1964 Townes was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work on masers.
The development of the laser propelled Townes to fame and earned him recognition in the scientific community.
Townes, who was also known for his strong religious faith, famously compared that moment to a religious revelation.
Townes was a faculty member at Columbia University when he did most of the work that would make him one of three scientists to share the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics for research leading to the creation of the laser.
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Steve, who is famed for his rock and country music as well as his political views, will be airing songs from his latest album simply entitled Townes, which features 15 Van Zandt songs, plucked from all stages of the firebrand musician's career.
This species was originally described by Kriechbaumer (1889) as Microtritus apicalis, but being Microtritus a synonym of Labena (Townes, H.
Alternative country singer-songwriter Guy Clark says he likes to include at least one Townes Van Zandt song on each of his albums.