@ the University of Chicago Luis began studying Chemistry
"...in a short time however he discovered that his
inate talents and his real passions were for Physics!"

Beginning with a fascination for optics and aviation...

  • He studied optics and nourished applicational talents through interaction with Albert Michelson's laboratory staff
  • He worked with Michelson's instruments
  • He read every word Michelson had published in the University Physics Library
  • He completed 12 Physics courses in five quarters
  • He flew his first solo flight with just three hours of dual instruction
  • He continued flying for the next 50 years
  • He logged more than a thousand hours as a pilot
  • He flew until he reached the age of 73