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Howard Le Vaux in Antarctica with IGY — 1959-1960

When:
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 8:00 PM
Where:
Phillips Auditorium
60 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA  
Category:
Monthly Meeting
Registration is not Required
Tom Lepisto and Jean Le Vaux “Howard Le Vaux in Antarctica with IGY – 1959-1960”

As you all know, long-time ATMoB member Howard Le Vaux passed away last September. Among his many and varied lifetime experiences was a 15 month stint in Antarctica As part of the 1959-1960 International Geophysical Year. Howard’s primary work was in the study of the Aurora Australis. At our November meeting, Tom Lepisto and Jean Le Vaux will recount Howard’s adventure as a young Antarctic scientist. Tom Lepisto is a frequent visitor to ATMoB meetings. He and Howard traveled to a number of solar eclipses and often spent time skiing together. He and his wife Linda live in Medford, Massachusetts. Jean Le Vaux, Howard’s wife of 52 years and mother to their 4 children, lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Please join us for a pre-meeting dinner discussion at House of Chang, 282 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA at 6:00pm before the meeting.