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“Great Philanthropist” Skype With The Author Big Ten Alumni Series
Arnold Beckman – was an American chemist, inventor, investor, and philanthropist. While a professor at California Institute of Technology, he founded Beckman Instruments based on his 1934 invention of the pH meter, a device for measuring acidity, later considered to have “revolutionized the study of chemistry and biology”. There are Arnold and Mabel Research Centers at; Cal Tech, University of California Irvine, University of Illinois, Stanford and The City Of Hope
David C. Brock is an historian of technology and Director of the Center for Software History at the Computer History Museum. He focuses on histories of computing, electronics and instrumentation, as well as on oral history. Brock’s work in the history of semiconductor electronics includes Thackray, Brock and Jones, Moore’s Law: The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley’s Quiet Revolutionary
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Thursday, October 13, 7:00 PM C21 Library 1175 Chapel Hill Drive
Dr. Brock will be speaking on the life and contributions of Arnold Beckman one of the 20th Century’s outstanding scientist, entrepreneurs, educators and philanthropist.
This event is open to all.
Connection to the Big Ten Alumni Club of Colorado Springs Is NOT required.
1175 Chapel Hill Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920