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The Resource The last man who knew everything : the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age, David N. Schwartz

The last man who knew everything : the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age, David N. Schwartz

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The last man who knew everything : the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age
Title
The last man who knew everything
Title remainder
the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age
Statement of responsibility
David N. Schwartz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of physicist and innovator Enrico Fermi assesses his pivotal role in achieving a nuclear chain reaction and shares insights into his complex personality, family ties, and relationships with the Italian Fascist Party and the Manhattan Project
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10611534
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • 920
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age
Label
The last man who knew everything : the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age, David N. Schwartz
Instantiates
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prodigy -- Pisa -- Germany and Holland -- Quantum breakthroughs -- Of geckos and men -- Family life -- The Rome School -- Beta rays -- Goldfish -- Physics as soma -- The Nobel Prize -- The new world -- Splitting the atom -- Fermi meets the Navy -- Piles of graphite -- The move to Chicago -- Squash courts -- Xenon-135 -- On a mesa -- An unholy Trinity -- Return to Chicago -- In the public eye -- A patent fight -- Brilliant teacher, beloved mentor -- Travels abroad -- Home to die -- Fermi's legacy
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
453 pages
Isbn
9780465072927
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2017020558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
The last man who knew everything : the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age, David N. Schwartz
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prodigy -- Pisa -- Germany and Holland -- Quantum breakthroughs -- Of geckos and men -- Family life -- The Rome School -- Beta rays -- Goldfish -- Physics as soma -- The Nobel Prize -- The new world -- Splitting the atom -- Fermi meets the Navy -- Piles of graphite -- The move to Chicago -- Squash courts -- Xenon-135 -- On a mesa -- An unholy Trinity -- Return to Chicago -- In the public eye -- A patent fight -- Brilliant teacher, beloved mentor -- Travels abroad -- Home to die -- Fermi's legacy
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
453 pages
Isbn
9780465072927
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2017020558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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