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Cyclotrons

Angela N. H. Creager

in Life Atomic: A History of Radioisotopes in Science and Medicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226017808
eISBN:
9780226017945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226017945.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on developments in E. O. Lawrence’s Radiation Laboratory to illustrate the cyclotron-based system of radioisotope production. By 1940, biomedical uses of radioisotopes involved ... More


The Rights of Beasts in the Early Nineteenth Century

Jane Spencer

in Writing About Animals in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198857518
eISBN:
9780191890277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857518.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter argues that the parliamentary animal welfare campaign of the early nineteenth century, culminating in Martin’s Act (1822), was the heir to the radical movements of the 1790s. The ... More


Prosecuting Consensual Adult Sex

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the legal battles in Texas over the issue of prosecuting consensual adult sex. In a 1963 revision of the Texas Penal Code, the state legislature liberalized the prohibitions on ... More


Washington’s Scapegoat?

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's court-martial that was initiated due to his actions in the Battle of Monmouth. On July 4, 1778, Lee was in a makeshift courtroom in New Brunswick to hear the ... More


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