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The Neutron and the Bomb: A Biography of Sir James Chadwick

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This is the first biography of Sir James Chadwick (1891-1974), Nobel Laureate and discoverer of the neutron. His central role in the unfolding drama of nuclear physics is reflected in his publications and his correspondence with leading figures like Bohr and Rutherford. While Chadwick changed the course of science, his life was shaped by great events. He was studying with Geiger in Berlin when war broke out in 1914, and spent the next four years in an internment camp: despite immense hardships, he built a scientific ...

The Neutron and the Bomb: A Biography of Sir James Chadwick 1997, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198539926

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