Manuscripts/14. Science and Technology
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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Overview In 1967, the Marine Science Center, then the Marine Science Institute, was founded in order to provide space for master and doctoral level students and visiting scientists to conduct research in ocean chemistry, water quality, and pollution. The Marine Science Center (MSC), located in Nahant, opened on October 29, 1969 as the David F. and Edna F. Edwards Marine Science Laboratory. Renamed in 1982 as the Marine Science and Maritime Studies Center, MSC refocused on marine ecology, behavior,...
Dates: 1946-2006 (bulk 1966-1993)
Overview The Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads Committee, a committee of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers [ASME], was established to receive and act upon recommendations from Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads, to sponsor activities and meetings to discuss mechanical engineering technology education, student activities, faculty development and other appropriate matters and their relation to the professional development of mechanical engineering technologists,...
Overview In the 1960's, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration established a number of programs for space exploration, including the Surveyor, Pioneer 4, Ranger and Apollo programs. In order to develop the new technology needed to accomplish the goals of these programs, centers were built around the country to conduct research. The Electronics Research Center was opened in September 1964 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Research at the Electronics Research Center was conducted in many areas,...
Dates: 1963-1986 [bulk 1964-1968]