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Riding the waves : a life in sound, science, and industry

Author: Leo L Beranek
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008.
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The life and work of Renaissance man Leo Beranek: scientist, professor, engineer, business leader, inventor, entrepreneur, musician, television executive, philanthropist, and author.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Beranek, Leo Leroy, 1914-
Riding the waves.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007013764
(OCoLC)122425003
Named Person: Leo L Beranek; Leo Leroy Beranek; Leo L Beranek
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leo L Beranek
ISBN: 9780262268189 0262268183 9781435627963 1435627962 9780262250658 0262250659
OCLC Number: 191868013
Description: 1 online resource (x, 235 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Iowa and beyond: from bumble bees to ivy --
Harvard : shaping the future --
Wartime : communications and kamikazes --
MIT, teaching, writing, AT & T, and traveling --
Bolt Beranek & Newman, the United Nations, big noise, and the Internet --
Muffling the jet age --
Music, acoustics, and architecture --
America's best TV station --
Family, nonprofits, and variety --
Art + physics = beautiful music.
Responsibility: Leo Beranek.
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