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Author Hiltzik, Michael A., author.

Title Big science [OverDrive electronic resource] : Ernest Lawrence, the cyclotron, and the birth of the military-industrial complex / by Michael Hiltzik.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
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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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York Simon & Schuster 2015 Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Cyclotrons.
Physicists -- United States -- Biography.
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
ISBN 9781451676037 (electronic bk.)
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