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Author Stux, Erica.

Title Enrico Fermi : trailblazer in nuclear physics / Erica Stux.

Publication Info. Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2004]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Meridian CUSD 223 - Meridian Jr HS Adult Biography - SPLY-14  B FER    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Biography - NSLY-11  YB FER    AVAILABLE
 Robert W. Rowe PL YA Non-Fiction - ROBB-3  YA 530.092 STU    AVAILABLE
 Somonauk PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - SNBB-4  J 530.092 STU    AVAILABLE
Description 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Nobel Prize-winning scientists
Nobel Prize-winning scientists.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 125) and index.
Contents What's inside an atom? -- Early years -- Preparing for a career -- Bringing modern physics to Italy -- Experiments on atomic nuclei -- Momentous changes -- The war effort -- Chicago and Los Alamos -- After the war -- Fermi's legacy.
Summary Profiles the Nobel Prize-winning scientist who dominated the field of physics, made important discoveries in the fields of atomic behavior leading to the use of nuclear power as a new source of energy, as well as the development of the first atomic bomb.
Subject Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954 -- Juvenile literature.
Nuclear physicists -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Nuclear physicists -- Juvenile literature.
Scientists -- Juvenile literature.
Nobel Prize winners -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Nuclear physicists.
Nobel Prize winners -- Biography.
ISBN 0766021777 library binding

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