Charles H. Townes Talks about the Moment of Discovery (2 minutes)

Professor Townes describes the moment of eureka conceiving his maser idea on 26 April, 1951, sitting on a parkbench in Washington. Clip from an interview with Charles H. Townes on 7 December 2001, during the Nobel Week in Stockholm, Sweden.
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