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Amazing Light pp 515-519 | Cite as

Industrial Research in Today’s World

  • A. Penzias

Abstract

As luck would have it, I decided to learn optics at just the same time that Charlie Townes did—he by teaching the course at Columbia, me by taking it. Almost ready to quit physics in a moment of panic during that course’s uniquely-imaginative open-book final, I managed to garner a respectable grade together with a lifelong admiration for the scientist whom I am privileged to call my teacher.

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Industrial Research Business Unit Individual Researcher Business Issue Thesis Advisor 
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