An American Genius: The Life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Father of the Cyclotron

An American Genius: The Life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Father of the Cyclotron

Herbert Childs

E. P. Dutton, 1968


Signed, association copy.  Presented by Edwin W. Pauley at the dedication of the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, May 20, 1968, with a bookplate pasted inside the front board signed by Herbert Childs, Mrs. Mary B. Lawrence, Edwin McMillan (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1951, Manhattan Project, Los Alamos, Synchrotron, discoverer of Neptunium), Leslie Groves (Manhattan Project, builder of the Pentagon), Edward Teller (hydrogen bomb, Manhattan Project), Edwin Pauley, John H. Lawrence (brother of Earnest and Director of the Donner Laboratory), Glenn Seaborg (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1951, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, Manhattan Project), Harvey E. White (physicist and first director of the Lawrence Hall of Science), and Robert Sproul (11th President of the University of California) Bound in publisher's cloth.  Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily.

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