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Enrico Fermi, pioneer of the atomic age

Author: Ted Gottfried
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©1992.
Series: Makers of modern science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Describes the life and work of the Nobel prize-winning physicist known for his research in the area of nuclear energy.

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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Enrico Fermi; Enrico Fermi; Enrico Fermi; Enrico Fermi; Enrico Fermi
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Gottfried
ISBN: 0816026238 9780816026234
OCLC Number: 25916627
Description: 138 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The big bang --
A spinning top --
War and peace --
Clown and genius --
Ah, love! Ah, lizards! --
Atoms and golf balls --
The brass ring --
America, America --
The chain reaction --
Extraordinary men --
Progress, or portent? --
The final sacrifice --
Afterword: The legacy of Fermi.
Series Title: Makers of modern science.
Responsibility: Ted Gottfried.


One of a series, this work focuses on the life and career of Enrico Fermi, the famed Italian-born physicist and winner of the Nobel Prize for physics. Fermi's work led directly to the first nuclear  Read more...


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