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Dahl, Anna "Vesse"  Search this
Dahl, Odd 1898-1994  Search this
Carnegie Institution of Washington  Search this
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Odd Dahl (1899-1994) was a self-educated Norwegian adventurer who had no scientific training but later made great contributions to research on atomic energy. He had read physics while a member of Roald Amundsen¡s expedition to the Arctic, and during the 1930s, joined the staff of the Carnegie Institution in Washington as a member of the team developing the Van de Graff generator.
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Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Nuclear physics  Search this
Van de Graaff generator  Search this
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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0789]
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