Leadership and Creativity: A History of the Cavendish by Dong-Won Kim

By Dong-Won Kim

historic money owed of profitable laboratories usually consist basically of memories by means of their administrators and the eminent those that studied or labored in those laboratories. Such reminiscences almost always are added on the get together of a milestone within the heritage of the laboratory, resembling the institution's 50th or one­ hundredth anniversary. 3 such money owed of the Cavendish Laboratory on the college of Cambridge were recorded. the 1st of those, A heritage of the Cavendish Laboratory, 1871-1910, used to be released in 1910 in honor of the twenty­ 5th anniversary of Joseph John Thomson's professorship there. the second one, The Cavendish Laboratory, 1874-1974, used to be released in 1974 to commemorate the only­ hundredth anniversary of the Cavendish. The 3rd, 100 Years and extra of Cambridge Physics, is a quick pamphlet, additionally released on the centennial of the 1 Cavendish. those money owed are choked with the names of significant physicists (such as James Clerk Maxwell, Lord Rayleigh, J. J. Thomson, Ernest Rutherford, and William Lawrence Bragg), their excellent achievements (for instance, the discoveries of the electron, the neutron, and DNA) and fascinating anecdotes approximately how those achievements have been reached. yet definitely a story that does justice to the background of a laboratory needs to recount greater than previous occasions. this kind of narrative may still describe a dwelling entity and supply not just information of the laboratory's group of workers, association, instruments, and power kits, yet also needs to clarify how those parts interacted inside 2 their wider ancient, cultural, and social contexts.

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