Enrico Fermi: The Master Scientist
by Jay Orear
Publisher: Cornell University 2004
Number of pages: 171
Cornell Emeritus Professor Jay Orear discusses his relationship with his former professor and mentor Enrico Fermi. The book also includes discussions of Fermi by other scientists, most of whom presented their papers at various symposia honoring Fermi's career.
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