Odd Dahl (1898-1994)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0786]

Creator: Dahl, Odd 1898-1994

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

Odd Dahl (1898-1994) was a self-educated Norwegian adventurer who had no scientific training but later made great contributions to research on atomic energy. He had read physics while a member of Roald Amundsen¡s expedition to the Arctic, and during the 1930s, joined the staff of the Carnegie Institution in Washington as a member of the team developing the Van de Graff generator.

Subject

  • Dahl, Odd 1898-1994
  • Carnegie Institution of Washington

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Van de Graaff generator
  • Nuclear physics

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0786]