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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 Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Children's Biographies  J B FERMI    Check Shelf
Description 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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.
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954.
Nuclear physicists.
Nobel Prize winners -- Biography.
ISBN 0766021777 library binding
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