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The last man who knew everything : the life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age

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A portrait of physicist and innovator Enrico Fermi assesses his pivotal role in achieving a nuclear chain reaction, drawing on new archival material and exclusive interviews to share insights into his complex personality, family ties and relationships with the Italian Fascist Party and the Manhattan Project.

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Livonia Public Library BIO FERMI (Text)
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24514. ‡aThe last man who knew everything : ‡bthe life and times of Enrico Fermi, father of the nuclear age / ‡cDavid N. Schwartz.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bBasic Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc., ‡c2017.
264 4. ‡c©2017
300 . ‡axxiii, 453 pages : ‡billustrations ; ‡c25 cm
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504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 375-436) and index.
520 . ‡aA portrait of physicist and innovator Enrico Fermi assesses his pivotal role in achieving a nuclear chain reaction, drawing on new archival material and exclusive interviews to share insights into his complex personality, family ties and relationships with the Italian Fascist Party and the Manhattan Project.
50500. ‡tProdigy -- ‡tPisa -- ‡tGermany and Holland -- ‡tQuantum breakthroughs -- ‡tOf geckos and men -- ‡tFamily life -- ‡tThe Rome School -- ‡tBeta rays -- ‡tGoldfish -- ‡tPhysics as soma -- ‡tThe Nobel Prize -- ‡tThe new world -- ‡tSplitting the atom -- ‡tFermi meets the Navy -- ‡tPiles of graphite -- ‡tThe move to Chicago -- ‡tSquash courts -- ‡tXenon-135 -- ‡tOn a mesa -- ‡tAn unholy Trinity -- ‡tReturn to Chicago -- ‡tIn the public eye -- ‡tA patent fight -- ‡tBrilliant teacher, beloved mentor -- ‡tTravels abroad -- ‡tHome to die -- ‡tFermi's legacy.
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