Lawrence and the Cyclotron
by Peter Westwick
Publisher: American Institute of Physics 2009
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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