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20th Century Black Scientific Renaissance at Bell Labs
May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm$5
Image: Clyde Bethea with his tunable organic dye laser system, 1978, Courtesy of the Bethea Family.
Clyde Bethea, Marian Croak, William Massey and James West will discuss the 20th Century Black Scientific Renaissance at Bell Labs. “Outstanding achievements of this panel include a combined total of nearly 800 patents, a member of the inaugural class of American Mathematical Society Fellows, 3 members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, and the co-inventor of the electret microphone, as well as impressive records of mentoring under-represented students to achieve greatness in scientific and technological careers.” (Part of the Ma Bell Exhibition-related Programs collection.)
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