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Adventures in Physics and Pueblo Pottery : Memoirs of a Los Alamos Scientist (Hardcover) (Francis H.

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Francis H. Harlow (b. 1928) is highly regarded as a leading authority on Pueblo Indian pottery, a field of study he pursued on his own after moving to New Mexico to work at Los Alamos National Laboratories as a physicist. In this memoir, Harlow describes his life growing up in Washington state, service in the US Army during World War II, college years, and his fifty-year career as a physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. It was his move to the Southwest that provided the impetus for his lifelong "hobby"--the study of Pueblo history and pottery. His contributions to the field of fluid dynamics have been no less remarkable. Harlow's scientific and scholarly pursuits were augmented by his artistic talent as a painter, a skill he applied to his work in pottery and science.

Number of Pages: 200
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Art
Sub-Genre: Native American, Science + Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr
Author: Francis H. Harlow
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2016
TCIN: 51225352
UPC: 9780890136157
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-9721
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