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John P. Schaefer

These 'movers and shakers' helped Tucson grow into the city it is today

These 'movers and shakers' helped Tucson grow into the city it is today

This is the first in a five-part occasional series on the 20th century’s most influential movers and shakers in Tucson, according to author and historian Bob Ring. This week features people in business. Later parts will cover politics, arts and entertainment, science and medicine, and sports.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Research Corporation at 100

Research Corporation at 100

Just after the turn of the 20th century, California scientist Frederick Gardner Cottrell had a vision of how to help a growing number of risk-taking scientists develop new technologies for the public good.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Research Corporation at 100

Research Corporation at 100

Ernest Lawrence, a University of California-Berkeley professor, invented the cyclotron, a type of particle accelerator used in research. His work was supported by Research Corporation in 1934-1942.

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Research Corporation at 100

Research Corporation at 100

Grote Reber's work on radio waves was supported by Research Corporation from 1952 to 1973 and led to the invention of radio astronomy.

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Research Corporation at 100

Research Corporation at 100

Robert Goddard's early work in rocketry was supported by Research Corp. in the 1920s.

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Research Corporation at 100

Research Corporation at 100

founded Research Corp. in 1912.

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Research Corporation at 100

Research Corporation at 100

The massive Large Binocular Telescope on Mount Graham opens its mirrors to the setting sun as it begins its nighttime observations of the heavens.

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