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The fly in the cathedral : how a small group of Cambridge scientists won the race to split the atom

Author: Brian Cathcart
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The splitting of the atom, performed in a shabby Cambridge lab in April 1932, was a triumph of ingenuity over adversity. This remarkable tale of success on a shoe string makes for one of the most  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ernest Rutherford; John Cockcroft, Sir; Ernest Walton; John Cockcroft, Sir; Ernest Rutherford; Ernest Walton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Cathcart
ISBN: 0140279067 9780140279061 0670883212 9780670883219
OCLC Number: 505341483
Description: xii, 308 pages : illustrations
Responsibility: Brian Cathcart.

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