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Mukul Kundu Papers


Mukul Kundu Papers
Kundu, Mukul
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25.50 linear feet
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University of Maryland
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Mukul Kundu (1930-2010) was a professor emeritus at the University of Maryland, College Park in the Astronomy and Physics. He received his Doctorate of Science from the University of Paris (Sorbonne) in 1957. Before coming to the University of Maryland he was an associate professor at Cornell University and a Professor at the Tata University of Fundamental Research in India. He was a U.S.Senior Scientist awardee of the Humboldt Foundation (Humboldt Prize). This collection consists of Astronomy Department committee files, correspondence, research papers, photographs, book reviews, and lecture materials. His papers contain numerous images of sun spots and solar flares. Dr. Kundu's research focused on solar and stellar radio physics, galactic supernova remnants, microflares, and solar active regions. This collection is unprocessed but a preliminary inventory is available.

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