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Image title: 
Arthur Kantrowitz, Richard Patrick and Thomas Gold with a electric shock tube
Credit line: 
AVCO Research Laboratory, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

Interplanetary Shock Wave Scientists. Left to right: Arthur Kantrowitz, director of the Avco-Everett Research Laboratory; Richard Patrick, AVCO physicist; and Thomas Gold, Harvard astronomer and cosmologist. They are shown with electric shock tube in which interplanetary shock waves have been reproduced and speeds exceeding 1,000,000 mph obtained.

Photo date: 
circa 1959
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Kantrowitz, Arthur
Gold, Thomas