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Joseph Weber in lab working on lab equipment, July 1989

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Summary:Joseph Weber with lab equipment in July 1989. Joseph Weber (1919-2000) was a University of Maryland physicist credited with conducting early research into the fields of laser theory and gravitational wave detection. Dr. Weber's wave detection experiments began in 1958 and while he reported positive results, these could not be duplicated. Weber's work would inspire other scientists in these fields, and he is considered one of the pioneers in these areas due to his creative thinking.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:College Park
Temporal subject: 1981-1990
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects: Weber, J. (Joseph), 1919-2000
Professors
Laboratories
Electronic apparatus & appliances
Physics
Physicists
ArchivesUM location:University Pubs, 2010-104
  • box 8
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:University of Maryland
Science, Technology
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Copyright holder:University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)
Collection:University AlbUM
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