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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

Label
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schwartz, David N.
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.F46
LC item number
S39 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fermi, Enrico
  • Physicists
  • Physicists
  • Nuclear physicists
  • Nuclear physicists
Label
The last man who knew everything : the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age, David N. Schwartz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-436) 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 -- "We're cookin'!" -- 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
Control code
2017020558
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiii, 453 pages ;
Isbn
9780465072927
Lccn
2017020558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The last man who knew everything : the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age, David N. Schwartz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-436) 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 -- "We're cookin'!" -- 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
Control code
2017020558
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiii, 453 pages ;
Isbn
9780465072927
Lccn
2017020558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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