Frederick Scarf was the chief scientist for space research and technology at TRW (Thompson-Ramo-Wooldridge) in Redondo Beach. He was widely regarded as the world's leading expert in a field of profound importance to space research—the study of the plasma waves that move through the subatomic particles, gas and solar wind of the interplanetary medium. He passed away in July of 1988.
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