Advertisement

For the record

May 20, 2011

Willard Boyle: The obituary in the May 19 LATExtra section of Willard S. Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics, said that Boyle and colleague Don Nelson invented the ruby laser. They invented the continuous ruby laser. Ted Maiman invented the pulsed ruby laser.

Midlife crises: A doctor's essay in the May 16 Health section on the challenges people face in midlife referred to Judith Viorst, author of the book "Necessary Losses," as Miss Manners. The Miss Manners books and advice column are written by Judith Martin.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|