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Lawrence and the Cyclotron by Peter Westwick

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Lawrence and the Cyclotron
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Publisher: American Institute of Physics

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As he built machines to study subatomic particles, Ernest O. Lawrence created modern "Big Science." After helping make the first atomic bombs, he became a leader of Cold War science. His biography is illustrated with pictures, simple science explanations and a song.

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