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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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Segrè, Gino
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.F46
LC item number
S44 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hoerlin, Bettina
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fermi, Enrico
  • Physicists
  • Physicists
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
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Family roots -- The Little Match (Il Piccolo Fiammifero) -- Leaning in: physics and Pisa -- Student days -- The young prot<U+00d4>eg<U+00d4>e -- 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 -- G<U+00de>otterd<U+00de>ammerung -- 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 351 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781627790055
Lccn
2016013398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky280497550
  • (OCoLC)936192062
  • 937111
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
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Family roots -- The Little Match (Il Piccolo Fiammifero) -- Leaning in: physics and Pisa -- Student days -- The young prot<U+00d4>eg<U+00d4>e -- 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 -- G<U+00de>otterd<U+00de>ammerung -- 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 351 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781627790055
Lccn
2016013398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky280497550
  • (OCoLC)936192062
  • 937111

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