The First Forty Years: A Pictorial Account of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Since its Founding in 1942

The First Forty Years: A Pictorial Account of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Since its Founding in 1942

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Flawless copy in Fine condition. 191 pages with numerous color and black and white photographs. Laid in are documents related to the publication process: 1) A 14-page, typed memorandum from JHU/APL publication committee member Ralph O. Robinson to B.D. Dobbins, dated January 6, 1982, with comments and observations to those who are compiling the material for the "40th Anniversary Pictorial" and 2) A handwritten letter to the previous owner of the book regarding the publication and the number of Texans, particularly Houstonians, who comprised a vital part of the VT FUZE project during World War II (Chapter 1). Chapters include: 1. The VT Fuze-Secret Weapon of World War II; 2. High-Altitude Research; 3. The Missile Age; 4. From Missiles to Systems; 5. Research and Development-Free Radicals to Pacemakers; 6. Space Programs-Transit to Galileo; 7. Submarines and Strategic Missiles; 8. The Laboratory's Facilities-Micromilling and Megabytes; and 9. APL-The National Resource and the Family.

Title: The First Forty Years: A Pictorial Account of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Since its Founding in 1942

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Categories: Physics,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory: 1983

ISBN: 091202500x

ISBN 13: 9780912025001

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 11006

Keywords: Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory , History, World War II, High Altitude Research, Missiles, Weapons, Space Programs,