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Image title: 
Richard Rosa shown with Avco Everett Research Laboratory's experimental Magnetohydrodynamic power generator
Credit line: 
Avco Research Laboratory, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Description: 

Richard Rosa shown with Avco Everett Research Laboratory's experimental Magnetohydrodynamic power generator as it successfully lit a bank of 228 50-watt bulbs for the first time. The device represented a first step in application of the MHD theory to generation of commercial electric power.

Photo date: 
November 19, 1959
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Person(s): 
Rosa, Richard J.