(left to right): Odd Dahl (1899-1994) and his wife Anna ("Vesse") Dahl

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0796]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0796

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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.

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  • Dahl, Anna "Vesse"
  • Dahl, Odd 1898-1994
  • Carnegie Institution of Washington

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0796

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

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  • Van de Graaff generator
  • Nuclear physics

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0796]

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