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John Henry Carver

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My father was very much a handy person round the house, and I learnt a lot of carpentry from him.

— John Henry Carver

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Being appointed Elder Professor meant very much taking over the shop, in that the professor in those days controlled all the moneys.

— John Henry Carver

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I was interested in nuclei originally with my deuteron photo work because that was one of the fundamental forces, and the measurement was basic to new science.

— John Henry Carver

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I was so pleased to be at university to do physics and mathematics.

— John Henry Carver

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The pattern of things was that each of the research students would be doing some particular experiment on the accelerator, often involving the building of counters or a system like that.

— John Henry Carver

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About John Henry Carver

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This institution was not well equipped for nuclear physics research and so Carver utilised the proximity of the Weapons Research Establishment and entered the field of atmospheric physics. In 1970 Professor Carver was elected to the chair of the UN Scientific and Technical Sub-Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and he held this position for the next 26 years. In 1978 he returned to the ANU as director of the Research School of Physical Sciences a position he held until 1992.

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