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Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Laboratory for Nuclear Science


Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Gordon Hill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0365
Abstract The collection documents the career of Albert Gordon Hill, who was professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1947 to 1955. Hill also held administrative positions as the director of several research laboratories at MIT. The collection contains records of his tenure as vice president for research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970-1975, and includes material documenting the divestment of the Instrumentation Laboratory at MIT, which became the...
Dates: 1943 - 1981

Bernard T. Feld papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0167

The Bernard Taub Feld papers document his academic, professional, and political pursuits during the period 1943 to 1990. The bulk of the material dates from the mid-1950s, reflecting his establishment in the scientific community and his increased interest in nuclear arms control.

Dates: 1943 - 1990

Jerrold R. Zacharias papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0031
Scope and Contents of the Collection Notebooks from the MIT Radiation Laboratory (1942-1947), correspondence about the MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science and the Brookhaven National Laboratory, and information about his research on atomic clocks and molecular beams document Zacharias's scientific work. There is extensive correspondence with colleagues and professional organizations about scientific and educational issues. Correspondence documents his work on the Physical Science Study Committee and there are reports,...
Dates: 1912 - 1986

Laboratory for Nuclear Science website, 2018 April 5 - Ongoing

Scope and Contents

The Laboratory for Nuclear Science (LNS) is an interdepartmental laboratory for nuclear and particle physics research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The website provides information on LNS research focuses, facilities, and groups, and includes an overview for prospective student researchers. The website also includes a list of LNS services and resources, a directory of LNS affiliates, and current events and news.

Dates: 2018 April 5 - Ongoing

Laboratory for Nuclear Science website

 Digital Record

Lan Jen Chu papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0217
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The papers of Lan Jen Chu consist of correspondence, minutes, and teaching materials documenting Chu's career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Also included are subject files, working notes and calculations, reports, and some correspondence relating to his research in the field of microwaves with the MIT Radiation Laboratory and the U.S. Navy Electronics Laboratory.

Dates: 1938 - 1972

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Laboratory for Nuclear Science records

Identifier: AC-0217
Scope and Contents Records received in 1990, boxes 1-8, 1940-1980, contain correspondence, reports, grant proposals, and other materials pertaining to the activities of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, 1946-1980; also includes raw data from experiments, 1940-1971, and technical specifications and instructions for operating laboratory equipment, including particle accelerators.The collection also includes archived versions of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, Central Machine Shop, and Bates...
Dates: 1940 - 2005; 2017 - Ongoing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Laboratory for Nuclear Science, records of Associate Director Frederick Eppling

Identifier: AC-0488
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises the office files of Frederick Eppling, physicist and Associate Director at the Laboratory for Nuclear Science (LNS). Records include special projects at LNS, administrative files, course notes, and some general papers of Eppling's. Materials date from 1955 to 1985.

Dates: 1955 - 1985

MIT Central Machine Shop website

 Digital Record

MIT Central Machine Shop website, 2020 March 13 - Ongoing

Scope and Contents

The Central Machine Shop, operated by the Laboratory for Nuclear Science (LNS), provides machine shop services to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) research community. Their website includes information on services offered, a personnel directory, a job request form, and links to a photo gallery and an MIT News article on the Central Machine Shop.

Dates: 2020 March 13 - Ongoing

Robert J. Van de Graaff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0045
Abstract The collection documents the career of Robert Jemison Van de Graaff, known for developing high-voltage electrostatic generators used for nuclear structure research, cancer therapy, and radiographic studies. Materials include correspondence, reports, contracts, drawings, and technical notes for major projects Van de Graaff worked on during his tenure at MIT, including projects for the US Office of Scientific Research and Development, as well as materials relating to the courses he taught in...
Dates: 1928 - 1948