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A force of nature : the frontier genius of Ernest Rutherford

Verfasser/in: Richard Reeves
Verlag: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2008.
Serien: Great discoveries.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Biografie : Englisch : 1st edAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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"Born in colonial New Zealand, fifteen mountain miles away from the nearest town, Ernest Rutherford grew up on the frontier - a different world from Cambridge, to which he won a scholarship at the age of twenty-four. His work overseas revolutionized modern physics. Among his discoveries were the orbital structure of the atom and the concept of the "half-life" of radioactive materials, which led to a massive  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
History
biografi
Name: Ernest Rutherford; Ernest Rutherford; Ernest Rutherford; Ernest Rutherford; Ernest Rutherford
Medientyp: Biografie
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Richard Reeves
ISBN: 9780393057508 039305750X 9780393333695 0393333698
OCLC-Nummer: 163708517
Anmerkungen: "Atlas books."
Beschreibung: 207 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Serientitel: Great discoveries.
Verfasserangabe: Richard Reeves.

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"Born in colonial New Zealand, fifteen mountain miles away from the nearest town, Ernest Rutherford grew up on the frontier - a different world from Cambridge, to which he won a scholarship at the age of twenty-four. His work overseas revolutionized modern physics. Among his discoveries were the orbital structure of the atom and the concept of the "half-life" of radioactive materials, which led to a massive reevaluation of the age of the Earth, previously judged to be just 100 million years old. Rutherford and the young men working under him were the first to split the atom, unlocking tremendous forces - forces, as Rutherford himself predicted, that would bring us the atomic bomb." "Rutherford, awarded a Nobel Prize and made Baron Rutherford by the Queen, was also a great humanist and teacher, coming to the aid of colleagues caught in the Nazi and Soviet regimes. Under his rigorous and boisterous direction, a new generation of remarkable physicists emerged from the famous Cavendish Laboratory. In Richard Reeves's hands, Rutherford comes alive, a ruddy, genial man and a pivotal figure in scientific history."--Jacket.

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A review of `A force of nature: the frontier genius of Ernest Rutherford' (Great Discoveries Series), by Richard Reeves, published by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc of London in 2008.

Reviewer: Dr W. P. Palmer

This is an excellent short biography of Ernest Rutherford by Richard...
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