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Genius in the shadows : a biography of Leo Szilard, the man behind the bomb

Author: William Lanouette; Bela Silard; Jonas Salk
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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Well-known names such as Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, J Robert Oppenheimer, and Edward Teller are usually those that surround the creation of the atom bomb. One name that is rarely mentioned is Leo  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biografi
Biography
History
Named Person: Leo Szilard
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Lanouette; Bela Silard; Jonas Salk
ISBN: 9781626363786 1626363781 1626360235 9781626360235
OCLC Number: 941293991
Notes: Introduction to the 2013 edition, p. xiii.
Description: 613 p. : illustrations
Responsibility: William Lanouette ; with Bela Silard ; foreword by Jonas Salk.

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"Lanouette's book is eminently readable. . . . An excellent book spiced with telling anecdotes about a strange man who influenced world history." --Max F. Perutz "Lanouette's exhaustively researched Read more...

 
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