The Last Man Who Knew Everything

The Last Man Who Knew Everything

The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father of the Nuclear Age

Book - 2017
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A portrait of physicist and innovator Enrico Fermi assesses his pivotal role in achieving a nuclear chain reaction and shares insights into his complex personality, family ties, and relationships with the Italian Fascist Party and the Manhattan Project.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780465072927
0465072925
Characteristics: xxiii, 453 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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Jan 26, 2018

Great Read! This book is VERY interesting, historical, informative, and educational. It gives specific facts and numerous examples of theory and experimental physics. Enrico Fermi was certainly a superior person and physicist. Author David Schwartz did an outstanding job writing this biography.

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