John N. Howard, 1921 - 2015
April 15, 2015
John N. Howard, the founding editor of the journal Applied Optics, and for many years the Chief Scientist of the Air Force Geophysics Laboratory, died on 15 April 2015, at his home in Newton, Massachusetts. He was 94. The cause of death was heart failure, according to his family.
John Howard was born in Philadelphia in 1921, but grew up in Florida. After obtaining a degree in physic...