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Div. of Radiation and Organisms Established

Title:
Div. of Radiation and Organisms Established
Date:
May 1, 1929
Notes:
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1953. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1954, p. 121
Oehser, Paul H. The Smithsonian Institution. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970, p. 122-23
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1929. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1930, p. 9-10
Summary:
Secretary Charles Greeley Abbot establishes the Division of Radiation and Organisms. Its function is to investigate the effects of radiation upon living organisms, mainly plants, and the division works with the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The original Division of Astrophysical Research is devoted to Solar Radiation Problems
Topics:
Radiation Biology Laboratory, Astrophysics, Botany, New Divisions, Research, Solar radiation
Subjects:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872, Division of Radiation and Organisms, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory), Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)
Category:
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!704~!0#focus

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