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Maria Goeppert Mayer

Author: Joseph Ferry
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2003.
Series: Women in science (Chelsea House Publishers)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Maria Goeppert Mayer, a physicist who contributed to the development of the atomic bomb and who, in 1963, was cowinner of the Nobel Prize in Physics for her work on the nuclear shell model theory.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Maria Goeppert Mayer; Maria Goeppert Mayer; Maria Goeppert Mayer
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Ferry
ISBN: 0791072479 9780791072479
OCLC Number: 50730923
Description: 110 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Secret revealed --
Early years: 1906-1927 --
Meeting Joe Mayer: 1927-1929 --
New life in America: 1930-1938 --
Building the bomb: 1939-1945 --
Toward the magic numbers: 1945-1948 --
Spin-orbit coupling becomes clear: 1948-1963 --
Looking back on life in science --
Chronology --
Bibliography --
Further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Women in science (Chelsea House Publishers)
Responsibility: Joseph P. Ferry.
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