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James C. Keck, physicist for the Manhattan project

James C. Keck worked on rocket science in Everett in response to the launch of Russia’s Sputnik satellite. James C. Keck worked on rocket science in Everett in response to the launch of Russia’s Sputnik satellite.
By Demetria Irwin
Globe Correspondent / August 18, 2010

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James C. Keck, a noted physicist, was as passionate about his vegetable garden as he was about thermodynamics. An affectionate husband and doting father, Dr. Keck died of leukemia Aug. 9 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. He was 86. (Full article: 855 words)

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