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The Resource The Pope of Physics : Enrico Fermi and the birth of the atomic age, Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin

The Pope of Physics : Enrico Fermi and the birth of the atomic age, Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin

Label
The Pope of Physics : Enrico Fermi and the birth of the atomic age
Title
The Pope of Physics
Title remainder
Enrico Fermi and the birth of the atomic age
Statement of responsibility
Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Segrè, Gino
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC16.F46
LC item number
S44 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hoerlin, Bettina
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fermi, Enrico
  • Fermi, Enrico
  • Physicists
  • Physicists
  • Physicists
  • Italy
  • United States
Label
The Pope of Physics : Enrico Fermi and the birth of the atomic age, Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Family roots -- The Little Match (Il Piccolo Fiammifero) -- Leaning in: physics and Pisa -- Student days -- The young protégé -- The summer of 1924 -- Florence -- Quantum leaps -- Enrico and Laura -- The boys of Via Panisperna -- The Royal Academy -- Crossing the Atlantic -- Bombarding the neutron -- Decay -- The neutron comes to Rome -- The rise and fall of the boys -- Transitions -- Stockholm calls -- Fission -- News travels -- Chain reaction -- The race begins -- New Americans and the birth of the pile -- The sleeping giant -- Chicago bound -- Critical pile (CP-1) -- The day the atomic age was born -- The Manhattan project: a three-legged stool -- Signor Fermi becomes Mister Farmer -- Götterdämmerung -- The hill -- "No acceptable alternative" -- Aftershock -- Goodbye, Mr. Farmer -- Physicist with a capital 'F' -- The Fermi method -- The super -- Circling back -- Summer of '54 -- Farewell to the navigator
Control code
ocn967864125
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xv, 353 pages
Isbn
9781250143792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967864125
Label
The Pope of Physics : Enrico Fermi and the birth of the atomic age, Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Family roots -- The Little Match (Il Piccolo Fiammifero) -- Leaning in: physics and Pisa -- Student days -- The young protégé -- The summer of 1924 -- Florence -- Quantum leaps -- Enrico and Laura -- The boys of Via Panisperna -- The Royal Academy -- Crossing the Atlantic -- Bombarding the neutron -- Decay -- The neutron comes to Rome -- The rise and fall of the boys -- Transitions -- Stockholm calls -- Fission -- News travels -- Chain reaction -- The race begins -- New Americans and the birth of the pile -- The sleeping giant -- Chicago bound -- Critical pile (CP-1) -- The day the atomic age was born -- The Manhattan project: a three-legged stool -- Signor Fermi becomes Mister Farmer -- Götterdämmerung -- The hill -- "No acceptable alternative" -- Aftershock -- Goodbye, Mr. Farmer -- Physicist with a capital 'F' -- The Fermi method -- The super -- Circling back -- Summer of '54 -- Farewell to the navigator
Control code
ocn967864125
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xv, 353 pages
Isbn
9781250143792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967864125

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