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The Resource Half life : the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy, Frank Close

Half life : the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy, Frank Close

Label
Half life : the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy
Title
Half life
Title remainder
the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy
Statement of responsibility
Frank Close
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the life of the Italian nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan project, helping to bring about the nuclear age, before he vanished in 1950 behind the Iron Curtain amidst whispers that he had been a Soviet spy
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MvI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Close, F. E
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC774.P66
LC item number
C56 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pontekorvo, B.
  • Nuclear physicists
  • Nuclear physicists
  • Spies
  • Spies
Label
Half life : the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy, Frank Close
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Midway on life's journey -- First half. From Pisa to Rome ; Slow neutrons and fast reactions : 1934-1936 ; Paris and politics : 1936-1940 ; The first escape : 1940 ; Neutrons for oil and war : 1940-1941 ; East and West : 1941-1942 ; The pile at Chalk River : 1943-1945 ; Physics in the open : 1945-1948 ; Maneuvers : 1945-1950 -- Interlude. West to East -- Half time. chain reaction : 1949-1950 ; From Abingdon-- to where? : 1950 ; The dear departed : 1950 ; The MI5 letters -- Second half. In dark woods ; Exile ; Resurrection ; Mr. Neutrino ; Private Bruno -- Afterllife. The right road lost
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 378 pages
Isbn
9780465069989
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014041019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky268966522
  • (OCoLC)995305385
  • 887298
Label
Half life : the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy, Frank Close
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Midway on life's journey -- First half. From Pisa to Rome ; Slow neutrons and fast reactions : 1934-1936 ; Paris and politics : 1936-1940 ; The first escape : 1940 ; Neutrons for oil and war : 1940-1941 ; East and West : 1941-1942 ; The pile at Chalk River : 1943-1945 ; Physics in the open : 1945-1948 ; Maneuvers : 1945-1950 -- Interlude. West to East -- Half time. chain reaction : 1949-1950 ; From Abingdon-- to where? : 1950 ; The dear departed : 1950 ; The MI5 letters -- Second half. In dark woods ; Exile ; Resurrection ; Mr. Neutrino ; Private Bruno -- Afterllife. The right road lost
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 378 pages
Isbn
9780465069989
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014041019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky268966522
  • (OCoLC)995305385
  • 887298

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