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

Autor: Linda Merricks
Editora: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Biografia : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
History
Pessoa Denominada: Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Linda Merricks
ISBN: 0198559348 9780198559344
Número OCLC: 33245328
Descrição: vii, 223 pages ; 25 cm
Conteúdos: 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
Responsabilidade: 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  Ler mais...

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