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The Resource Atoms in the family : my life with Enrico Fermi, by Laura Fermi

Atoms in the family : my life with Enrico Fermi, by Laura Fermi

Label
Atoms in the family : my life with Enrico Fermi
Title
Atoms in the family
Title remainder
my life with Enrico Fermi
Statement of responsibility
by Laura Fermi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this absorbing account of life with the great atomic scientist Enrico Fermi, Laura Fermi tells the story of their emigration to the United States in the 1930s-part of the widespread movement of scientists from Europe to the New World that was so important to the development of the first atomic bomb. Combining intellectual biography and social history, Laura Fermi traces her husband's career from his childhood, when he taught himself physics, through his rise in the Italian university system concurrent with the rise of fascism, to his receipt of the Nobel Prize, which offered a perfect
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fermi, Laura
Dewey number
925.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC774.F4
LC item number
.F4 1954eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fermi, Enrico
  • Physicists
  • Fermi, Enrico
  • Physicists
  • Italy
Label
Atoms in the family : my life with Enrico Fermi, by Laura Fermi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Part I. Italy; 1. First Encounters; 2. The Times before We Met; 3. The Times before We Met-Continued; 4. Birth of a School; 5. Bébé Peugeot; 6. Early Married Years; 7. Mr. North and the Academies; 8. A Summer in Ann Arbor; 9. Work; 10. South American Interlude; 11. An Accidental Discovery; 12. How Not To Raise Children; 13. November 10, 1938; 14. Departure; Part II. America; 15. The Process of Americanization; 16. Some Shapes of Things To Come; 17. An Enemy Alien Works for Uncle Sam; 18. Of Secrecy and the Pile; 19. Success; 20. Site Y
  • 21. A Bodyguard and a Few Friends22. Life on the Mesa; 23. The War Ends; 24. Exit Pontecorvo; 25. A New Toy: The Giant Cyclotron; Acknowledgments
Control code
882265557
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (302 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226149653
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)882265557
Label
Atoms in the family : my life with Enrico Fermi, by Laura Fermi
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Part I. Italy; 1. First Encounters; 2. The Times before We Met; 3. The Times before We Met-Continued; 4. Birth of a School; 5. Bébé Peugeot; 6. Early Married Years; 7. Mr. North and the Academies; 8. A Summer in Ann Arbor; 9. Work; 10. South American Interlude; 11. An Accidental Discovery; 12. How Not To Raise Children; 13. November 10, 1938; 14. Departure; Part II. America; 15. The Process of Americanization; 16. Some Shapes of Things To Come; 17. An Enemy Alien Works for Uncle Sam; 18. Of Secrecy and the Pile; 19. Success; 20. Site Y
  • 21. A Bodyguard and a Few Friends22. Life on the Mesa; 23. The War Ends; 24. Exit Pontecorvo; 25. A New Toy: The Giant Cyclotron; Acknowledgments
Control code
882265557
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (302 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226149653
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)882265557

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