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William and Lawrence Bragg, father and son : the most extraordinary collaboration in science

Author: John Jenkin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a joint biography of William and Lawrence Bragg, who changed all of science in the 20th-century with the development of X-ray crystallography, and by mentoring the mid-century discovery  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: William Henry Bragg; William Lawrence Bragg, Sir; Bragg; Bragg; William Henry Bragg; William Lawrence Bragg, Sir; William Henry Bragg; William Lawrence Bragg; William Henry Bragg; William Lawrence Bragg
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Jenkin
ISBN: 9780199235209 0199235201
OCLC Number: 166625015
Description: xiv, 458 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Stoneraise Place --
Market Harborough --
King William's College --
Cambridge University --
Adelaide: early years --
Consolidation and marriage --
Growth and maturity --
Towards research --
Leave-of-absence --
Aftermath --
Front-rank research: alpha particles --
Willie and Bob's Australian education --
Further research: X-rays and g-rays --
Goodbye Australia! --
Hello England! --
X-rays and crystals --
The Great War --
Post-war separation: Manchester and London --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: John Jenkin.
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