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Title:
Enrico Fermi, physicist
Author:
Segrè, Emilio.
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Edition:
Paperback edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1972.

©1970
Physical Description:
x, 276 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780226744735
Format :
Book

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Student, collaborator and lifelong friend of Enrico Fermi, Emilio Segr#65533; presents a rich, well-rounded portrait of the scientist, his methods, intellectual history, and achievements. Explaining in nontechnical terms the scientific problems Fermi faced or solved, Enrico Fermi, Physicist contains illuminating material concerning Fermi's youth in Italy and the development of his scientific style.

Emilio Segre was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1959.