Radioactive Transformations

Radioactive Transformations

by Ernest Rutherford, Frank Wilczek

Paperback(Revised ed.)

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Radioactive Transformations describes Ernest Rutherford's Nobel Prize-winning investigations into the mysteries of radioactive matter. In this historic work, Rutherford outlines the scientific investigations that led to and coincided with his ow

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300181302
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 09/25/2012
Series: The Silliman Memorial Lectures Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Ernest Rutherford, famous for his discoveries in nuclear physics, received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908 for his research on radioactive substances. Frank Wilczek shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the theory of quantum chromodynamics. He is the Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the author of three books, including The Lightness of Being: Mass, Ether, and the Unification of Forces.

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