Oxford University Press Books
Books editi da Oxford University Press con argomento Nuclear Physicists
McRae Kenneth D.
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 2014
Ernest Rutherford and the Explosion of Atoms
Heilbron J. L.
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 2003
An engaging biography that captures the excitement of the early days of nuclear physics, Ernest Rutherford tells the story of the down-to-earth New Zealander who became one of the foremost pioneers of subatomic physics. Rutherford's achievements were numerous and included:* Inventing a detector for electromagnetic...
edizioni Oxford University Press collana (Hardcover) , 1999
In 1938, at the age of 37, Enrico Fermi was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. That same year he emigrated from Italy to the United States and, in the course of his experiments, discovered nuclear fission--a process which forms the basis of nuclear power and atomic bombs. Soon the brilliant physicist was involved...