W. Michael Howard and Donald Clayton in Mike Howard’s Livermore home on October 30, 1981 . Mike Howard did his Ph. D. thesis with Clayton at Rice University during 1970-73. Mike had been an undergraduate at Baylor University in Waco TX . He accompanied Clayton several times to Cambridge for research at Hoyle’s institute and became a fixture of the “Rice mafia” in Cambridge . Howard’s work included studies of explosive He burning in supernova shells and the origin of rare nuclei from seed nuclei in that process (ApJ 1971).
These pages are maintained by the Astrophysics Group at Clemson University.
Department of Physics and Astronomy © 1999. All rights reserved.