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Ernest Rutherford, a talented young researcher at the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge, came to Canada in 1898 to become Professor of Physics at McGill University.
Collection: Athena's Heirs: Canadian Innovators in Science and Technology
Creator: CHIN
By the mid-1920s the search was on for a small, self-starting, electric motor, operating on alternating current (by then the choice of most power utilities).
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
Demonstrations: Popular Science in 19th Century Quebec
Collection: Athena’s Heirs: The History of Science and Technology in Canada
Creator: CHIN
In 1948 NRC invited Dr. Gerhard Herzberg to establish a laboratory for fundamental research in spectroscopy, and under his leadership NRC became a World leader in this field.
Collection: Athena's Heirs: Canadian Innovators in Science and Technology
Creator: CHIN
A geological introduction to non-renewable resources, in particular, the fossil fuels: oil and natural gas.
Collection: Magnificent Rocks
Creator: New Brunswick Museum
John Polanyi began his studies in the dynamics of chemical reactions at the National Research Council in Ottawa, but moved to the Chemistry Department at the University of Toronto in 1956.
Collection: Athena's Heirs: Canadian Innovators in Science and Technology
Creator: CHIN
The "winter air conditioner" was a convergence of five advanced technologies: oil burner, controls, fan, filter and humidifier.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
This lesson plan invites students to investigate the differences between two different cultures and their worldviews; focusing on the changes in people, economy, size, population and development.
Collection: Return to the Wild : Evolving Perspectives on Canadian Wildlife
Creator: Royal Canadian Geographical Society
The popularization of automated central heating would await the arrival of the high-pressure, fuel-atomizing, gun-style, conversion oil burner.
Collection: 'Warming Up' Collection of space heating artefacts, 1920s to the 1960s
Creator: HVACR Heritage Centre Canada
Cyclotrons were developed in the 1930s to provide a means to probe matter by smashing protons at high speed into a target and watching the shower of radiation emitted.
Collection: Athena's Heirs: Canadian Innovators in Science and Technology
Creator: CHIN
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