Ernest M. Henley, American physicist, Died at 92


Dr. Ernest Mark Henley was born on June 10, 1924, in Germany and died on March 26, 2017.

He was an American atomic and nuclear physicist.

During 1944, he received a B.E.E. in Electrical Engineering from the City College of New York.

Dr. Ernest Mark Henley worked at the Airborne Instruments Laboratory as an electrical engineer from 1946 to 1948.

Henley also teaches Physics at the University of Washington’s Transition School and Early Entrance Program.

During 2014 at the age of 90 (and much to the disappointment of his students) Dr. Henley retired from this position.

As of 1979 he has been a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

In 1992 he was president of the American Physical Society, where he chaired the Nuclear Physics section from 1979 to 1980.

During 1989 he received the Tom W. Bonner prize in nuclear physics.

Dr. Ernest Mark Henley passed away at 92 years old.