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Dr. Adolf Busemann
1901-1986
Dr. Adolf Busemann
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University of Colorado Boulder
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  • 1970
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  • 1970
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  • 1970
Memorial Tribute
Memorial Tribute

BY ROBERT T. JONES

Adolf Busemann, an eminent scientist and world leader in supersonic aerodynamics who was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1970, died in Boulder, Colorado, on November 3, 1986, at the age of eighty-five. At the ...

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Election Citation
Pioneering discoveries in high-speed aerodynamics and supersonic flight, especially the swept-back wing and conical flow, and contributions to engineering education.
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  • University of Colorado Boulder