AUTHORCrowther, J. G.
TITLEThe Cavendish Laboratory, 1874-1974
PUBLISHERMacmillan Publishing Co.
CITYNew York, NY
DATE PUBLISHED1974
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This book details the history of the prominent physics laboratory, Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University in Great Britain, over the course of its first century in existence. It discusses the 1874 creation of the laboratory, the major scientists who worked there, and their key scientific discoveries and experiments. Among the scientists discussed in depth are James Clerk Maxwell, J. J. Thomson, and Ernest Rutherford. The book also contains photographs of the laboratory’s most prominent scientists and the equipment they used, as well as a list of Nobel laureates who worked at the Cavendish Laboratory.


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