George Robert Carruthers – inventor, physicist, and space scientist – African American History Month 2015 #BlackHistoryMonth

Scientist George Carruthers created inventions, such as the ultraviolet camera, or spectograph, which was used by NASA in the 1972 Apollo 16 flight, revealing the mysteries of space and the Earth’s atmosphere. In 1964, he went to work for the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory as a National Science Foundation postdoctoral...