Bomb

Bomb found in a boat and molded in plastic 1960-1970.

Musée de la civilisation
1960 - 1970
1996 - 1220
© Musée de la civilisation


1950
First time the results of a spectrographic analysis of the debris from an explosion are admitted into evidence at a trial.

1956
July/Aug. Breathalyser® first used by Ontario Provincial Police in Witby, Ontario.

1966
The Attorney General for Ontario’s Forensic Science Laboratory in Ontario changes its name to the Centre for Forensic Sciences.

1978
Creation of two separate administrative units within the Laboratoire de recherches médico légales: the Laboratoire de police scientifique with Mr. Bernard Péclet as Director, and the Laboratoire de médicine légale, with Dr. Jean-Paul Valcourt as Director.

1984
DNA Profiling, first DNA "fingerprinting" technique, discovered by Dr. Alec Jeffries of the Lister Institute of Leicester University, England.

1996
In October 1996, the Laboratoire de police scientifique Read More
1950
First time the results of a spectrographic analysis of the debris from an explosion are admitted into evidence at a trial.

1956
July/Aug. Breathalyser® first used by Ontario Provincial Police in Witby, Ontario.

1966
The Attorney General for Ontario’s Forensic Science Laboratory in Ontario changes its name to the Centre for Forensic Sciences.

1978
Creation of two separate administrative units within the Laboratoire de recherches médico légales: the Laboratoire de police scientifique with Mr. Bernard Péclet as Director, and the Laboratoire de médicine légale, with Dr. Jean-Paul Valcourt as Director.

1984
DNA Profiling, first DNA "fingerprinting" technique, discovered by Dr. Alec Jeffries of the Lister Institute of Leicester University, England.

1996
In October 1996, the Laboratoire de police scientifique becomes the first independent service unit of the Quebec Department of Public Security.

Deposit of the collection of the Laboratoire de sciences judiciaires et de médecine légale in the Musée de la civilisation, Québec.

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Learning Objectives

The learner will:
  • Develop enthusiasm and continuing interest in the study of science
  • Identify and appreciate the way history and culture shape a society’s science and technology

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