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A cyclotron, or particle accelerator, creates protons from hydrogen molecules spun at extremely high speeds.
The cyclotron was patented on this day in 1934 by Ernest Lawrence, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley.
During this ongoing crisis, some proposed a solution that involved going back to the beginning: the cyclotron.
Before the advent of cyclotrons in the late 1930s, Van de Graff generators—which use friction to create static energy—were the most powerful particle accelerators on the planet.
In a cyclotron at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a beam of calcium atoms slammed into a plutonium target, producing a pair of element 114 atoms for the second time in human history.
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First Known Use: 1935See Words from the same year
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