Charles Geoffrey Blythe Garrett

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Charles Garrett, a physicist, author, and educator in scientific research and a 47-year resident of East Hampton, New York, died on 4 August 2017, aged 91.

Extract from The East Hampton Star:

'Charles Geoffrey Blythe Garrett was born in Ashford, in the county of Kent, England, on Sept. 15, 1925, to Charles Alfred Blythe Garrett and the former Laura Marie Lotinga. He grew up there, attending the Tonbridge School. In 1946, he received first class honors in part two of the Natural Sciences Tripos at Cambridge University. He went on to engage in research in low-temperature physics at the Royal Society Mond Laboratory. He earned a Ph.D. in physics from Cambridge in 1950.

He moved to the United States that year, following an invitation to join the faculty at Harvard University. There, he served as an instructor in physics.'

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