Salem, Sema'an

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SALEM, Sema'an

SALEM, Sema'an. American (born Lebanon), b. 1927. Genres: Astronomy, Physics, Translations. Career: California State University, Long Beach, assistant professor, 1961-64, associate professor, 1964-68, professor of physics and astronomy, 1968-, head of department, 1979-88. American University of Beirut, faculty member, 1967-68; California Institute of Technology, faculty member, 1977. Affiliated with Livermore Nuclear Radiation Laboratory, 1967 and 1969. Active in local and state politics. Publications: Khalil and All of Lebanon, 1980; (trans. with A. Kumar, and ed.) Science in the Medieval World, 1991; (with L. Salem) The Near East, the Cradle of Western Civilization, 2000. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to books and scientific journals. Address: Dept of Physics and Astronomy, California State University, Long Beach, CA 90840, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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