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Half-Life

Publisher: [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar] : Basic Books (AZ), 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the author of The Infinity Puzzle, the untold story of Bruno Pontecorvo-physicist, professor, dreamer, spy

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780465069989 0465069983
OCLC Number: 904460038
Description: 400
Contents: Preface Prologue: Midway on Life's Journey FIRST HALF 1. From Pisa to Rome 2. Slow Neutrons and Fast Reactions: 1934--1936 3. Paris and Politics: 1936--1940 4. The First Escape: 1940 5. Neutrons for Oil and War: 1940--1941 6. East and West: 1941--1942 7. The Pile at Chalk River: 1943--1945 8. Physics in the Open: 1945--1948 9. Maneuvers: 1945--1950 INTERLUDE West to East HALF TIME 10. Chain Reaction: 1949--1950 11. From Abingdon--to Where? 1950 12. The Dear Departed: 1950 13. The M15 Letters SECOND HALF 14. In Dark Woods 15. Exile 16. Resurrection 17. Mr. Neutrino 18. Private Bruno AFTERLIFE 19. The Right Road Lost
Responsibility: Close, Senior Principal Scientist Frank.

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PRAISE FOR HALF-LIFE: Physics World, Top Physics Books of 2015 "Close's book digs deeply into the history and science of this still-unsolved mystery of 20th-century physics, and according to reviewer Read more...

 
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