Harold J. Read: Cold Fusion, Ernest B. Yeager, President of ECS - Part 4
Oct 28th, 2015 by ecs
In 1995, ECS and the Chemical Heritage Foundation worked to compile various oral histories of some of the biggest names in electrochemical and solid state science. The series documents personal perspectives of key figures in ECS and the scientific community as a whole.
One key figure is Harold J. Read. Renowned for his work in Metallurgy, Read converted his private working space into a military metal shop to assist in work on the Manhattan Project during World War II.
In this installment of Read’s series, the pioneering scientist talks about cold fusion—a topic that is still controversial among scientists to this day. Listen as Read shares stores about world-renowned scientist Ernest B. Yeager, Read’s time as president of ECS, and diversity in science.