Google Doodle celebrates Chinese physicist Charles Kao Kuen, father of fibre optics, on what would have been his 88th birthday

Nov 4, 2021 | INVESTING

He was called the father of fibre optics, and on November 4, Google Doodle celebrates what would have been the 88th birthday of Charles Kao Kuen.Born in Shanghai in 1933, Kao left the Chinese city with his family when he was 14. They moved to Hong Kong in 1948.He won a joint Nobel Prize in Physics in 2009, the Faraday Medal in 1989 and the Alexander Graham Bell Medal in 1985.As well as being a trailblazing researcher, he was also a dedicated educator.“Beginning in 1987, he spent nearly a decade…

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