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Published: 04 February 1999

120 Pages | 37 photos

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195117622

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Enrico Fermi

And the Revolutions of Modern Physics

Dan Cooper

Oxford Portraits in Science

  • Follow the brilliant physicist who was involved in the top secret race to produce the deadliest weapon on Earth
  • Traces Fermi's education in Italy, his meteoric career in the scientific world, and his escape from fascism to America
  • Presents a mini-course in quantum and nuclear physics in an accessible, fast-paced narrative

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