Correspondence, notes, talks, papers, graphs and charts, articles, reports, research proposals, laboratory notebooks, and
photographs largely related to his research projects, including free fall experiment, gravity gradiometer, lambda point experiment,
gravitational radiation, HE³ nuclear gyro, magnetic susceptometer, and magnetocardiography.
Professor emeritus of physics at Stanford University. Fairbank earned his Ph.D. from Yale in 1948; he taught at Amherst College
and Duke University before joining the Stanford faculty in 1959. His research interests included superconductivity, gravity
waves, individual quarks and monopoles.
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