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Enrico Fermi, pioneer of the atomic age

Ted Gottfried

Enrico Fermi, pioneer of the atomic age

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

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  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954.,
    • Nuclear energy -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Physicists -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Nuclear physicists.,
    • Nuclear energy.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the life and work of the Nobel prize-winning physicist known for his research in the area of nuclear energy.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-133) and index.

      StatementTed Gottfried.
      SeriesMakers of modern science
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC16.F46 G68 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination138 p. :
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1712599M
      ISBN 100816026238
      LC Control Number92014683


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