Re: graviton (was Re: [asa] Re: Scientific stupidities part 2)

From: <gmurphy10@neo.rr.com>
Date: Fri Mar 27 2009 - 19:11:52 EDT

Kirk -

Yes, I saw about Roy's nomination. But I wasn't sure when he'd shifted his focus.

Shalom,
George

---- Kirk Bertsche <Bertsche@aol.com> wrote:
> George,
>
> I doubt that Roy Rand is the guy Glenn was thinking of. Since about
> 1981 Roy has been involved in fast CT scanning at Imatron. He was
> recently named a finalist in the "APS 2009 Prize for the Industrial
> Applications of Physics." (http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/prizes/
> indusfinalists.cfm) The technology he invented was technically very
> elegant (http://www.google.com/patents?id=YIIbAAAAEBAJ), but it never
> really took off. (I had a job interview with him in about 1990 and
> know a couple guys who worked for him.)
>
> Kirk
>
> On Mar 27, 2009, at 7:32 AM, George Murphy wrote:
>
> > Bill, I'm curious who the Stanford guy you mention is. Roy Rand,
> > who used to be at Stanford, was the department chair at U of
> > Western Australia who hired me there for a 2 year position to be,
> > among other things, involved with him & others in the gravitational
> > wave group that was getting started there. He left there shortly
> > after I did (1977) & I think went back to Stanford for awhile.
>

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