This compelling biography traces Fermi's education in Italy, his meteoric career in the scientific world, his escape from fascism to America, and the ingenious experiments he devised and conducted at the University of Rome, Columbia University, and the Los Alamos laboratory.
Publisher : Oxford University Press
published : 1999
This biography explores the years when nuclear physics and elementary particle physics were born, nuclear fission was discovered, the Manhattan project was developed, the atomic bombs were dropped, and the Big Science started. However, it would be impossible to capture the full essence of the atomic age without first understanding the physicist...
Publisher : Springer New York
published : 2016
Premiered in this translation by the Citizens Theatre Company, Glasgow. In Enrico Four a man believes he is Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor. But is he? Pirandello?s study of perceptions has become a twentieth century classic which invites us to consider our personal madness in offering a different face to everyone we meet.
Publisher : OBERON BOOKS Ltd
published : 2015
A unique look at the treasures of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and the Basilica of Saint Peter from an official guide of the Eternal City. In a tiny enclave in the heart of Rome lies the world's smallest independent state?the Vatican. Over the course of fifteen hundred years, successive popes have commissioned and assembled an extraordinary...
Publisher : HarperCollins
published : 2009
An economist at Berkeley looks at the major shifts taking place in the U.S. economy and reveals the surprising winners and losers?specifically, which kinds of jobs will drive economic growth and where they?ll be located?while exploring how communities can transform themselves into dynamic innovation hubs.
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
published : 2012
This brilliant guide to medical informatics is an easy to read overview of the basic concepts of information and communication technologies in healthcare. Not only does the book cover the complexities and implications of the increasing use of information technology in healthcare, but it also explores the basic principles of informatics that govern...
Publisher : CRC Press
published : 2003
The necessity of expertise for tackling the complicated and multidisciplinary issues of safety and risk has slowly permeated into all engineering applications so that risk analysis and management has gained a relevant role, both as a tool in support of plant design and as an indispensable means for emergency planning in accidental situations. This...
Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
published : 2007
This comprehensive, and uniquely practical, account of oscillator phase-noise and frequency stability is ideal for researchers, industry practitioners, and students.
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
published : 2010
Enrico Ferri was a prominent figure in the early development of the field of criminology. The school of thought that he developed, which came to be known as positivism, sought to identify and address the social, economic and environmental factors that contributed to the emergence of criminal and antisocial behavior in some people. The three lectures...
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 2014
How is a tiny fertilised egg able to turn itself into a human being? How can an acorn transform itself into an oak tree? Over the past twenty years there has been a revolution in biology. For the first time we have begun to understand how organisms make themselves. The Art of Genes gives an account of these new and exciting findings, and of their broader...
Publisher : OUP Oxford
published : 1999