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Merle Tuve

Born: Jun 27, 1901

Death: May 20, 1982

Birthplace: Canton

Profession: Scientist

Nationality: United States

Merle Tuve

Date of Birth : Jun 27, 1901
Date of Death : May 20, 1982
Birth Place : Canton

Merle Anthony Tuve was an American geophysicist who was the founding director of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He was a pioneer in the use of pulsed radio waves whose discoveries opened the way to the development of radar and nuclear energy.


  • Scientist
  • Geophysicist

Also known as

  • Merle A.Tuve
  • Merle A. Tuve
  • Merle Anthony Tuve


  • Anthony G. Tuve
  • Ida Marie Larsen Tuve


  • Winifred Gray Whitman


  • Lucy Tuve
  • Trygve Tuve

Awards Won

  • Comstock Prize in Physics
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