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George A Cowan

George A. Cowan is a physical chemist who received his doctorate from Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1949. He worked for thirty-nine years at Los Alamos National Laboratory. During the 1980s he served on the White House council of science advisers. Among his honors are the Enrico Fermi Award, the E. O. Lawrence Award, the Robert H. Goddard Award, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory Medal.