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Rutherford, simple genius, David Wilson

Label
Rutherford, simple genius
Title
Rutherford, simple genius
Statement of responsibility
David Wilson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first full-length biography of Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937), the most important experimental physicist of his time, and probably the most ingenious since Faraday. It was Rutherford who discovered the atomic nucleus and who first "split" an atom
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-2000
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, David
Dewey number
  • 539.7/092/4
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC16.R8
LC item number
W54 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rutherford, Ernest
  • Physicists
  • Nuclear physics
  • Physiciens
  • Physique nucléaire
Label
Rutherford, simple genius, David Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 621-625
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
New Zealand education -- First research -- The wide, wide world -- Science in Cambridge -- Radioactivity -- Life in North America -- Last years in Canada -- Starting at Manchester -- Science international -- The atom -- The atom in action -- Rutherford at war -- The atom is smashed -- Cambridge and the Cavendish -- Politics and power -- Kapitsa -- Final triumphs
Control code
9533303
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st MIT Press ed.
Extent
638 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780262231152
Lccn
83009827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)652553
Label
Rutherford, simple genius, David Wilson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 621-625
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
New Zealand education -- First research -- The wide, wide world -- Science in Cambridge -- Radioactivity -- Life in North America -- Last years in Canada -- Starting at Manchester -- Science international -- The atom -- The atom in action -- Rutherford at war -- The atom is smashed -- Cambridge and the Cavendish -- Politics and power -- Kapitsa -- Final triumphs
Control code
9533303
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st MIT Press ed.
Extent
638 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780262231152
Lccn
83009827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)652553

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