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Big science Ernest Lawrence and the invention that launched the military-industrial complex

Author: Michael A Hiltzik
Publisher: New York, NY Simon & Schuster 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A heroic time -- South Dakota boy -- "I'm going to be famous"--Shims and sealing wax -- Oppie -- The deuton affair -- The cyclotron republic -- John Lawrence's mice -- Laureate -- Mr. Loomis -- "Ernest, are you ready?"--The racetrack -- Oak Ridge -- The road to Trinity -- The postwar bonanza -- Oaths and loyalties -- The shadow of the Super -- Livermore -- The Oppenheimer affair -- The return of small science -- The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ernest Orlando Lawrence; Ernest Orlando Lawrence; Ernest Orlando Lawrence
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Hiltzik
ISBN: 9781451675757 1451675755 9781451675764 1451675763 9781451676037 1451676034
OCLC Number: 935796636
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [447] - 451
Description: x, 512 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: A heroic time --
South Dakota boy --
"I'm going to be famous" --
Shims and sealing wax --
Oppie --
The deuton affair --
The cyclotron republic --
John Lawrence's mice --
Laureate --
Mr. Loomis --
"Ernest, are you ready?" --
The racetrack --
Oak Ridge --
The road to Trinity --
The postwar bonanza --
Oaths and loyalties --
The shadow of the Super --
Livermore --
The Oppenheimer affair --
The return of small science --
The "clean bomb" --
Element 103.
Responsibility: Michael Hiltzik

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A heroic time -- South Dakota boy -- "I'm going to be famous"--Shims and sealing wax -- Oppie -- The deuton affair -- The cyclotron republic -- John Lawrence's mice -- Laureate -- Mr. Loomis -- "Ernest, are you ready?"--The racetrack -- Oak Ridge -- The road to Trinity -- The postwar bonanza -- Oaths and loyalties -- The shadow of the Super -- Livermore -- The Oppenheimer affair -- The return of small science -- The "clean bomb" -- Element 103

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