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Bridgman Percy H2

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Bridgman Percy H2

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Image title: 
Two Pieces of Carbology
Credit line: 
Harvard University, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

Lyman Laboratory at Harvard University. Two pieces of carbology inserted in heat-treated steel which have been pushed together with an intensity of stress of 400,000 Kg/cm squared on their area of contact. The radial cracks were produced on release of pressure.

Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 6.5 x 4.5 inches)
Bridgman, P. W. (Percy Williams), 1882-1961