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Enrico Fermi : physicist

Author: Emilio Segrè
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1970.
Series: Phoenix books, P468.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Student, collaborator and lifelong friend of Enrico Fermi, Emilio Segrè presents a rich, well-rounded portrait of the scientist, his methods, intellectual history, and achievements. Explaining in nontechnical terms the scientific problems Fermi faced or solved. Enrico Fermi, Physicist contains illuminating material concerning Fermi's youth in Italy and the development of his scientific style. Emilio Segre was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Enrico Fermi; Enrico Fermi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emilio Segrè
ISBN: 0226744728 9780226744728 0226744736 9780226744735
OCLC Number: 118467
Description: x, 276 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: Family background and youth --
Apprenticeship --
Professor at Rome --
Emigration and the war years --
Professor at Chicago --
Appendixes: 1. Letters to Enrico Persico --
2. Artificial radioactivity produced by neutron bombardment --
3. Physics at Columbia University --
4. The development of the first chain-reacting pile.
Series Title: Phoenix books, P468.
Responsibility: Emilio Segrè.

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Student, collaborator and lifelong friend of Enrico Fermi, Emilio Segrè presents a rich, well-rounded portrait of the scientist, his methods, intellectual history, and achievements. Explaining in nontechnical terms the scientific problems Fermi faced or solved. Enrico Fermi, Physicist contains illuminating material concerning Fermi's youth in Italy and the development of his scientific style. Emilio Segre was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1959.

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