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How the Tizard Mission paved the way for research at MIT

Henry Thomas Tizard (center), British physicist and head of the Tizard Mission, visits with MIT researchers. The 1940 Tizard Mission introduced to the U.S. the newly invented resonant-cavity magnetron and other British radar developments, and helped establish MIT as a major federally funded research university.  Photo courtesy of the MIT Museum.

Seventy-five years ago, an international meeting of scientific minds changed forever how MIT and other research institutions develop new technologies. << more >>

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