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Biographical entry Butler, Stuart Thomas (1926 - 1982)

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Born
4 July 1926
Noracoorte, South Australia, Australia
Died
15 May 1982
Occupation
Physicist

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Stuart Butler was Director of the Australian Atomic Energy Commission (Research Establishment), Lucas Heights 1977-1982. Earlier he was Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Sydney 1959-1977.

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Born Noracoorte, South Australia, 4 July 1926. Died Sydney, 15 May 1982. Educated Universities of Adelaide (BSc 1945, MSc 1947) and Birmingham (PhD 1951). DSc, Australian National University 1961. Research Associate, Cornell University 1951-52; senior research fellow, Australian National University 1953; reader in physics, University of Sydney 1954-59, professor of theoretical physics 1959-77; Director, Australian Atomic Energy Commission Research Establishment, Lucas Heights, New South Wales 1977-82. Lyle Medal 1966; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1969.

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National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Stuart Thomas Butler - Records, 1940 - 1972, DeB 594; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

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  • Stuart Thomas Butler - Records, 1926 - 1982; Private hands (Butler, M.). Details

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