Samuel Tolansky

Physicist, Academic

1907 – 1973

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Who was Samuel Tolansky?

Samuel Tolansky born Turlausky, DThPT PhD PhD DSc FRAS FRSA FInstP FRS He was nominated for a Nobel Prize, has a crater on the moon named after him near the Apollo 14 landing site and he was a principal investigator to the NASA lunar project known as the Apollo program.

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Born
Nov 17, 1907
Newcastle upon Tyne
Also known as
  • S. Tolansky
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Imperial College London
  • Durham University
Died
Mar 4, 1973

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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