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Lawrence and His Laboratory: A History of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

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Lawrence and His Laboratory: A History of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520064267
ISBN-13: 9780520064263
Number of pages: 586

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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.

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