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Taffy Bowen

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Welsh History Month: Edward George 'Taffy' Bowen
Edward George Bowen, known as “Taffy”, played an important part in the early development of radar in Britain and became one of the most influential and dynamic of the wartime generation of British physicists. Born in Swansea, he possessed a keen mind ...
Blue plaque for Swansea home of pioneering scientist Edward 'Taffy' Bowen
A pioneering scientist whose work helped win the Battle of Britain is to be honoured in his home city of Swansea. The council will recognise Edward 'Taffy' Bowen with a blue plaque outside his childhood home in Cockett in November.
Genius scientist Edward 'Taffy' Bowen is finally recognised in his home city
A genius scientist from Swansea whose work on radar helped win two major WW2 battles has finally been recognised in his home city. A blue plaque in memory of Edward “TaffyBowen was unveiled outside his childhood home in Stepney Lane, Cockett, ...
How a Swansea genius helped defeat Hitler and invent the microwave
Bowen though, refused to become a naturalised Australian (revelling in his “Taffy” nickname) in so doing turning down many honours down under, often returning to his beloved Swansea. Professor Bowen died in Sydney in 1991, aged 80. As Everest ...
Pioneering Swansea professor's World War II work remembered
Because Prof 'Taffy' Bowen managed to miniaturise radar, from a nationwide network of 50ft (15m) tall masts in 1935, right down to something which by 1943 could be fitted into the noses of planes during the Battle of the Atlantic.

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