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Luis Walter Álvarez

Author: Tina Randall
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Raintree, ©2006.
Series: Hispanic-American biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a short biography of physicist, Luis Walter Alvarez, and examines his Hispanic and Irish heritage, early interest and education in science, his work with Enrico Fermi and involvement with the Manhattan Project, and numerous awards and honors.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Luis W Alvarez; Luis W Alvarez; Luis W Alvarez
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tina Randall
ISBN: 1410912957 9781410912954 1410913031 9781410913036
OCLC Number: 56880324
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Family roots in knowledge and service --
Finding a career --
A scientist and a teacher --
The dark side of discovery --
The Los Alamos Lab years --
Back to Berkeley --
Inventions and theories.
Series Title: Hispanic-American biographies.
Responsibility: by Tina Randall.
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Presents a short biography of physicist, Luis Walter Alvarez, and examines his Hispanic and Irish heritage, early interest and education in science, his work with Enrico Fermi and involvement with the Manhattan Project, and numerous awards and honors.

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