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Title:
Enrico Fermi : trailblazer in nuclear physics
Author:
Stux, Erica.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Profiles the Nobel Prize-winning scientist who dominated the field of physics, made important discoveries in the fields of atomic behavior leading to the use of nuclear power as a new source of energy, as well as the development of the first atomic bomb.
Language:
English
Contents:
What's inside an atom? -- Early years -- Preparing for a career -- Bringing modern physics to Italy -- Experiments on atomic nuclei -- Momentous changes -- The war effort -- Chicago and Los Alamos -- After the war -- Fermi's legacy.
ISBN:
9780766021778
Format :
Book