Achieving The Rare: Robert F Christy's Journey In Physics And Beyond

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Robert F Christy was a legendary physicist, one of the key players in some of the most dramatic events of the 20th century. He was a student of Oppenheimer, who called him "one of the best in the world." He was a crucial member of Fermi's team when they first unleashed the unheard-of energies of nuclear power, creating the world's first nuclear reactor on December 2, 1942. On the Manhattan Project he was the key physicist in the successful test of the world's first atomic bomb, the "Christy Gadget", at Alamogordo on July ...

Achieving The Rare: Robert F Christy's Journey In Physics And Beyond 2013, World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd, Singapore

ISBN-13: 9789814460248

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