Throw Back Thursday – The Cyclotron

HP60-Inch%20CyclotronThe 60-inch cyclotron (circa August 1938) was an enormous machine for its day. It used a magnet weighing 220 tons (shown here). Dr. Ernest Lawrence would later build a 184-inch cyclotron and go on to win the Nobel Prize in what year? Extra points if you can name the man at the top with a pipe in his mouth.

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