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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; 1 ESTABLISHMENT; 2 CRUISES AND WAR; 3 EXPEDITIONS; 4 MEASUREMENTS: MAGNETIC AND ELECTRIC; 5 THE FLEMING TRANSITION; 6 THE LAST CRUISE; 7 THE MAGNETIC OBSERVATORIES AND FINAL LAND OBSERVATIONS; 8 THE IONOSPHERE; 9 COLLABORATION AND EVALUATION; 10 THE TESLA COIL; 11 THE VAN DE GRAAFF ACCELERATOR; 12 THE NUCLEAR FORCE; 13 FISSION; 14 COSMIC RAYS; 15 THE PROXIMITY FUZE AND THE WAR EFFORT; 16 THE TUVE TRANSITION; 17 POSTWAR NUCLEAR PHYSICS; 18 THE CYCLOTRON; 19 BIOPHYSICS; 20 EXPLOSION SEISMOLOGY; 21 ISOTOPE GEOLOGY.
The second of five Histories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington describes the work of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism. A century of research has seen advances in an astonishing range of subjects from ionospheric physics, to geochemistry and planetary science. Fully illustrated with contemporary photographs of people and events.
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