Caltech’s House of Lightning

📺 Loma Karklins and Peter Sachs Collopy, Caltech, October 8, 2020

In 1923, Caltech and Southern California Edison Company built the High Voltage Research Laboratory to test high-voltage equipment and conduct research in physics and electrical engineering. Designed by architect Bertram Goodhue, with sculpture by Lee Lawrie, it became home to electrical demonstrations and research on x-rays and nuclear physics.

Subjects: Caltech, engineering, laboratories, physics, science, technology, universities
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