Michael Hiltzik talked about his book Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex, in which he recalls when scientific and technological endeavors became the purview of the federal government. In his book, he profiles Ernest Lawrence, creator of the cyclotron, whose invention in 1939 ushered in the era of “Big Science.” close
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