Nuclear PhysicsBook - 1998
Combining biography, scientific reasoning, and history, each volume in the series investigates a particular field, such as nuclear physics, communications, and medical technology. Enhanced by the use of primary sources, each chapter examines a milestone invention, the specific inventor (or inventors), the process and inspiration, and how the discovery forever changed the world.
Further reading lists at the end of each chapter provide direction to those who wish to learn more.
Chapters cover the work and discoveries of Marie and Pierre Curie, Ernest Rutherford, Niels Bohr, Lise Meitner, Richard Feynman, MurrayGell-Mann,,and examine physics at the end of the twentieth century.