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Robert I. Howes Jr. is an American physicist.

He was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1941, and was less than two years old when his father Robert Ingersoll Howes joined the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos. The younger Howes grew up in Los Alamos during and after the project, and graduated from high school in Los Alamos in 1959.

His wife Ruth Howes is a historian of the Manhattan Project. You can watch an interview with her here.

Robert Howes Jr.'s Timeline
1941 Aug 3rd Born in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1943 Moved to Los Alamos when his father was recruited to join the Manhattan Project.
1959 Graduated from Los Alamos High School.

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