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The fly in the cathedral : how a small group of Cambridge scientists won the race to split the atom (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]

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The fly in the cathedral : how a small group of Cambridge scientists won the race to split the atom

Author:Brian Cathcart Publisher:London : Penguin, 2004. Edition/Format:  Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats Summary:

The splitting of the atom, performed in a shabby Cambridge lab in April 1932, was a triumph of ingenuity over adversity. This remarkable tale of success on a shoe string makes for one of the most inspiring stories of scientific derring-do ever told.  Read more...

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Genre/Form:History Named Person:Ernest Rutherford; John Cockcroft, Sir; Ernest Walton; John Cockcroft, Sir; Ernest Rutherford; Ernest Walton Document Type:Book All Authors / Contributors:Brian Cathcart ISBN:0140279067 9780140279061 0670883212 9780670883219 OCLC Number:505341483 Description:xii, 308 pages : illustrations Responsibility:Brian Cathcart.

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