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The Life, Family, and Science of Charlotte E. Moore


120613_LRCharlotte E. Moore was born in eastern Pennsylvania in 1898, the youngest of six children. She went on to study atomic spectroscopy at Princeton with Henry Norris Russell, and later had a distinguished career at the National Bureau of Standards (NBS, now NIST) and the Naval Research Laboratory. Professor Duncan became acquainted with her via a family connection: she was his wife's great aunt. As the scientist in the family, Professor Duncan has obtained her personal records and many family and professional photographs of her throughout the years. This presentation will outline Charlotte E. Moore’s esteemed career and will include family and personal details.


Michael A. Duncan
Department of Chemistry
University of Georgia


Start Date: Friday, December 6, 2013
End Date: Friday, December 6, 2013
Location: 10:30 a.m., Green Auditorium, VTC with Boulder will be in Room 2-0113 and HML in room B120
Format: Colloquium