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Lawrence Ernest Orlando D2

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Lawrence Ernest Orlando D2

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Image title: 
Cyclotron gathering in Berkeley
Credit line: 
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

Left to right: Ernest Lawrence, Arthur Compton, Vannevar Bush, James Conant, Karl Compton, and Alfred Loomis gathered at the University of California, Berkeley in April 1940 to discuss the construction of a proposed giant cyclotron (184 inch). Later that month, they received a Rockfeller Foundation grant of $1,150,000 for the project.

Photo date: 
April 1940
Original format: 
3 photographic prints (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974
Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962
Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954
Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958
Loomis, Alfred L. (Alfred Lee), 1887-1975