By Emilio Segrè
“[A] readable, soaking up, fascinating autobiography... A precious contribution via an individual who witnessed the advance of a lot of contemporary nuclear physics. Segrè’s description of the ancient neutron experiments played in Rome in the course of the mid-1930s through Enrico Fermi’s staff, of which Segrè used to be a member, is of inestimable worth.” — Glenn T. Seaborg, Physics Today
“A brain continuously in movement is Emilio Segrè’s account — released 4 years after his dying in 1989 — of his own existence and his existence in physics... it's soaking up, relocating in areas and regularly revealing. Segrè famous in his preface, ‘I haven't sought to show manners and tact I by no means had, and i've attempted to regard myself no higher than anybody else.’ He ably succeeded in those purposes.” — Daniel J. Kevles, Nature
“For common readers with an curiosity within the heritage of nuclear physics, Segrè... is likely one of the so much personable witnesses.” — Publishers Weekly
Read or Download A Mind Always in Motion: The Autobiography of Emilio Segrè PDF
Similar biographies & memoirs of scientists books
For all who've came upon the Bible tough to learn and technology not easy to appreciate, this writer did too! Wouldn’t it's brilliant if a person might make the effort to check issues akin to tricky verses? additionally, would it not be invaluable if an individual wrote it in a e-book? Have we actually stumbled on genuine fact to Noah’s flood?
Le 20e siècle a été, à plus d’un titre, celui de l’électron. Gageons que celui que nous vivons sera celui du photon. En prémisse de cette révolution annoncée, ces dernières décennies ont vu l’éclosion accélérée, parfois fulgurante, des innovations dans plusieurs domaines de los angeles photonique – parmi lesquels l. a. photographie, le laser ou l’astronomie… Ces progrès très récents viennent couronner plusieurs siècles d’une maturation lente et chaotique du savoir humain.
Prior to Doppler radar and broadcast climate experiences, Spanish-born Benito Viñes (1837–1893) spent a long time watching the skies at Belen Observatory in colonial Cuba, regularly issuing climate reviews and forecasts to neighborhood newspapers. And sooner than hurricane trackers and emergency indicators, Viñes made it his undertaking to educate the general public what he was once studying concerning the climate.
The previous lead author for Tesla tells the brilliant tale of the main progressive automobile corporation because Ford, and indicates how less than Elon Musk's 'insane mode' management, it really is bringing an finish to the period of fuel powered transportation. Hamish McKenzie tells the tale of ways an not going West Coast initiate, with an audacious dream to create a brand new winning US automobile corporation - the 1st for the reason that Chrysler in 1925 - went up opposed to not just the may perhaps of the government-backed Detroit businesses, but in addition the large energy of huge Oil and its benefactors, the notorious Koch brothers.
- La mia vita in bicicletta (Italian Edition)
- Jerry Wiesner, Scientist, Statesman, Humanist: Memories and Memoirs (MIT Press)
- Prometheans in the Lab: Chemistry and the Making of the Modern World
- Models of My Life (MIT Press)
- Galileo Galilei: Su vida, su obra y sus aportes al método de la ciencia moderna (WIE 424) (Spanish Edition)
- Grenzgänger: Österreichische Pioniere zwischen Triumph und Tragik (German Edition)
Extra info for A Mind Always in Motion: The Autobiography of Emilio Segrè
A Mind Always in Motion: The Autobiography of Emilio Segrè by Emilio Segrè