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Lawrence and His Laboratory: A History of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Volume I -

by J. L. Heilbron

Lawrence and His Laboratory: A History of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Volume I (ISBN10: 0520064267; ISBN13: 9780520064263)
ISBN13: 978-0520064263
ISBN10: 0520064267

Summary: The Radiation Laboratory in Berkeley, California, was the birthplace of particle accelerators, radioisotopes, and modern big science. This first volume of its history is a saga of physics and finance in the Great Depression, when a new kind of science was born.Here we learn how Ernest Lawrence used local and national technological, economic, and manpower resources to build the cyclotron, which enabled scientists to produce high-voltage particles without high voltages. The cyclotron brought Lawre ...show morence forcibly and permanently to the attention of leaders of international physics in Brussels at the Solvay Congress of 1933. Ever since, the Rad Lab has played a prominent part on the world stage.The book tells of the birth of nuclear chemistry and nuclear medicine in the Laboratory, the discoveries of new isotopes and the transuranic elements, the construction of the ultimate cyclotron, Lawrence's Nobel Prize, and the energy, enthusiasm, and enterprise of Laboratory staff. Two more volumes are planned to carry the story through the Second World War, the establishment of the system of national laboratories, and the loss of Berkeley's dominance of high-energy physics. ...show less

Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 02/16/1990
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