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Next stop on tour is special testing services section of the laboratory where Albert learns how to work the controls of a new device to determine the magnetic characteristics of metal. Laboratory Technician Barbara Pivacek explains that the device does in minutes what formerly took many hours of careful calculating, and that it is based on a principles that first brought fame to Dr. Charles Proteus Steinmetz, the late GE mathematical wizard.

General Electric Company1954-04-22

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  • Title: Next stop on tour is special testing services section of the laboratory where Albert learns how to work the controls of a new device to determine the magnetic characteristics of metal. Laboratory Technician Barbara Pivacek explains that the device does in minutes what formerly took many hours of careful calculating, and that it is based on a principles that first brought fame to Dr. Charles Proteus Steinmetz, the late GE mathematical wizard.
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1954-04-22
  • Location: Schenectady - Schenectady County - New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Industrial technicians; Children; Scientific equipment; ; General Electric Company. General Engineering and Consulting Laboratory;
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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