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The world made new : Frederick Soddy, science, politics, and environment

Autore: Linda Merricks
Editore: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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The world made new is a biography of one of the most original and widely significant, yet largely forgotten, British scientists. Frederick Soddy was born in 1877 and was one of the first generation of English atomic scientists, who stood out from his colleagues from the start. He worked with Rutherford on the initial discoveries about atomic disintegration, for which Rutherford received the Nobel Prize. Soddy  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
History
Persona incaricata: Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Linda Merricks
ISBN: 0198559348 9780198559344
Numero OCLC: 33245328
Descrizione: vii, 223 pages ; 25 cm
Contenuti: Introduction ; 1. Childhood and early life ; 2. Success ; 3. Glasgow ; 4. Aberdeen and the First World War ; 5. Oxford and 'big science' ; 6. Monetary and other theories ; 7. New Britain ; 8. The darkest days ; 9. The post-war world ; Epilogue: The Frederick Soddy Trust ; Bibliography
Responsabilità: Linda Merricks.
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This is the biography of a remarkable, many-talented man and yet a largely forgotten scientist. Frederick Soddy is an intruiging figure who not only won a Nobel Prize and became Professor of Physical  Per saperne di più…

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