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Author Almond, Peter R.
Title Cobalt blues [electronic resource] : the story of Leonard Grimmett, the man behind the first Cobalt-60 unit in the United States / Peter R. Almond.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Springer, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1941-1949 -- The Journey, January 29 to February 7, 1949 -- Early Life and Education, London, 1903-1929 -- Medical Physicist Part I, London, 1929-1944 -- The Unknown Years and UNESCO, Paris, 1944-1948 -- Replacing Radium, 1937-1949 -- The Arrival, Houston, February 1949 -- The Cobalt Unit, 1949-1954 -- Medical Physicist Part II, Houston, 1949-1951 -- Cobalt-60 and the Notebook -- Cobalt-60 in Perspective.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Grimmett, Leonard.
Physicists -- United States -- Biography.
Radiotherapy -- United States -- History.
Chemistry -- United States -- History.
Cobalt -- United States -- History.
Physics.
Science -- History.
Oncology.
Radiology, Medical.
Medical and Radiation Physics.
History of Science.
Diagnostic Radiology.
Cancer Research.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9781461449249 (electronic bk.)
1461449243 (electronic bk.)
9781461449232
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