23 February 2012

Black Tech game changers- George E. Alcorn

While at NASA, Alcorn invented the imaging X-ray spectrometer, which allowed scientists to examine materials that couldn't be broken down into smaller parts for study. The physicist received the NASA Inventor of the Year Award in 1984 for his device.


Don said...

Brilliance and genius, combined into the brain of one black man, and sadly I'd never heard of him beforehand.

Thanks for sharing.

Daij said...

I've never heard of him either. I love finding out things about black pople