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    Ernest Orlando Lawrence Inscribed and Signed Photograph A quite scarce black and white ISP, 8" x 10", inscribed from Berkeley, July 17, 1957 the year before his death. The image is pleasantly toned and in near fine condition. Lawrence (1901-58) was the Nobel Prize recipient for physics, 1939. Founder of Lawrence-Livermore Labs, the nation's leading nuclear physicist who conceived the first cyclotron, 1932, and discoverer of the neutron. During World War II, Lawrence's lab and cyclotron developed most of the uranium-235 used in the Hiroshima bomb. The transuranic element of atomic number 103 was named lawrencium in his honor.

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    June, 2008
    3rd-4th Tuesday-Wednesday
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