Robert R Brownlee

This is the website of Dr. Robert R Brownlee.

Robert R. Brownlee has degrees from Sterling College, the University of Kansas, and Indiana University. His majors were principally in Astronomy and Astrophysics. With the exception of a year as Assistant Professor of Astronomy at UCLA, he spent his career at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, retiring in l992 to Loveland, Colorado. He was a navigator of B-29’s during WWII, and was on the island of Tinian in the Mariannas at the end of the war. His honors and awards include being a National Foundation Fellow, a University Fellow, a Swain Fellow, and having an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from Sterling College. He was given the Distinguished Associate Award of the Department of Energy in 1993. At Los Alamos, he was an Alternate Division Leader of the Nuclear Test Division, and the Division Leader of the Geosciences Division. He had many duties associated with the Joint Task Forces responsibile for nuclear atmospheric testing in the Pacific, and was the Scientific Deupty Commander of Joint Task Force Eight at the time of its inactivation in 1972. He was also a member of the US Delegation to the United Nations for the Geothermal Energy Program.



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