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Authorised form of nameBowen; Edward George (1911 - 1991)
Dates1911 - 1991
NationalityBritish
Date of birth14/01/1911
Date of death12/08/1991
ActivityHonours:
OBE 1942; CBE 1962
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election20/03/1975
Age at election64
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1992 vol 38 pp 41-65, plate, by R Hanbury Brown, H C Minnett and F W G White
References:
Sir Francis Graham-Smith, 'Seeing Through the Clouds', review of Bernard Lovell, Echoes of War: the Story of H2S Radar in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 159-160
J S Rowlinson, 'The war time work of Hinshelwood and his colleagues' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 161-175
B Lovell, 'The cavity magnetron in World War II: was the secrecy justified?' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 283 - 294
Royal Society codeNA6001
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/7/2/4/14/4Correspondence with colleagues in Australia, re Blackett's visit to New Zealand and Asutralia, 1966June-October 1966
RR/67/247Referee's report by Edward George Bowen, on a paper 'The kinetics of decarboxylation in solution' by P Johnson and E A Moelwyn-HughesJanuary 1940
RR/62/89Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'The return of radio waves from the middle atmosphere—I' by Robert Alexander Watson-Watt, A F Wilkins and Edward George Bowen[December 1936]
RR/68/101Referee's report by Edward George Bowen, on a paper 'On the heat of sublimation of carbon and on some absorption bands of three mesomeric hydrocarbons' by G J Kynch and William George Penney[1941]
EC/1975/03Bowen, Edward George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/RGRS/8119Bowen, Edward George1978
RR/66/154Referee's report by Edward George Bowen, on two papers 'The heat of formation of nitrogen iodide' and 'The thermal decomposition of nitrogen iodide' by F R Meldrum[1939]
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