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Enrico Fermi

Physicist (29-Sep-1901 — 29-Nov-1954)


Carlo Bernardini; Luisa Bonolis. Enrico Fermi: His Work and Legacy. Bologna, Italy: Societą Italiana di Fisica. 2004. 410pp.

James W. Cronin. Fermi Remembered. University of Chicago Press. 2004. 287pp.

Laura Fermi. Atoms in the Family: My Life with Enrico Fermi. University of Chicago Press. 1954. 267pp.

Ted Gottfried. Enrico Fermi. New York: Facts on File. 1992. 138pp.

Pierre De Latil. Enrico Fermi: The Man and His Theories. Paris: Seghers. 1963. 178pp.

Malcolm MacPherson. Time Bomb: Fermi, Heisenberg, and the Race for the Atomic Bomb. New York: Dutton. 1986. 316pp.

Jay Orear. Enrico Fermi: The Master Scientist. Ithaca, NY: Internet-First University Press. 2004. 165pp.

Emilio Segrč. Enrico Fermi: Physicist. University of Chicago Press. 1970. 276pp.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

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  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.359)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.222)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.218)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.509)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.336)

  12. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.245-46)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.232)

  14. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.482)

  15. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.229)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.177)

  17. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.159)

  18. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.162)

  19. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.195)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.152)

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