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Future labs : the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge.

  • Friend, R.H.
Date
2003
  • Audio

About this work

Description

David Robertson looks back over the history of the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge. Three major discoveries were made here: the discovery of the electron in 1897, the neutron in 1932 and the structure of DNA in 1953. The programme includes archive recordings of some of the famous figures who worked at the Cavendish in the past as well as interviews with scientists currently undertaking research in the laboratory.

Publication/Creation

London : BBC Radio 4, 2003.

Physical description

1 sound cassette (30 min.)

Contributors

Notes

Broadcast on 18 June 2003

Creator/production credits

Produced by Susan Marling.
Presented by David Robertson. Also participating are: Dr. Gordon Squires, Helen Cheskie [?], Sir Sam Edwards, Prof. Richard Friend, Prof. Malcolm Long, Tom Duke, Prof. Mike Pepper, Clive Cookson.

Copyright note

BBC Radio

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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