Used As Radiation Detector

Made:
1949-07-31
maker:
Unknown

Gelatin silver print entitled 'Used as Radiation Detector', taken by an unknown photographer for Associated Press, 31 July 1949. 'A hornet eats a radioactive meal at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island, New York, USA, as part of an experiment that may eventualy lead to the use of hornets as to help health physicists detect harmful radiation...'

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/14391
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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