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A cyclotron, developed by Ernest Lawrence. A cyclotron is an accelerator of subatomic particles. Lawrence won the Nobel Prize in 1939. During World War II Lawrence and others of his machines took part in the Manhattan Project, which produced the first atomic bombs. How we learn about communities 16 History; 10-12 Science; 13 Science, Technology and Society
|Lawrence, Ernest O., 1901-1958|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
Nuclear weapons program
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