Who Knew WashU? 2.27.18

Question: Which of the following is former chancellor and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Arthur Holly Compton credited with inventing?

speed bump

Answer: A) To slow down the motorists who sped in front of Brookings Hall, Compton designed a series of speed bumps, which were first installed along Hoyt Drive in spring 1953. Congrats to this week’s winner, Robin Hattori, who works in the Program in Occupational Therapy and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!speed bump


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