Charles H. Townes Center for Science

Charles H. Townes Center for Science (HMC6V)

Location: Greenville, SC 29613 Greenville County
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N 34° 55.417', W 82° 26.3'

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This four-building science center is named for Greenville native and Furman Trustee Charles Hard Townes, Furman Class of 1935, son of Furman alumni Henry K, '97 and Ellen Hard '02 Townes.
Lifelong innovator and teacher, he was presented the Noble Prize in 1964 for his work on the maser and the laser, and in 2005 he received the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion for his contributions to the study of faith and reason.
HM NumberHMC6V
Year Placed2008
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 9:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 368623 N 3865516
Decimal Degrees34.92361667, -82.43833333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.417', W 82° 26.3'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 25.02" N, 82° 26' 18.00" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville SC 29613, US
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