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The Resource A brilliant darkness : the extraordinary life and disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the troubled genius of the nuclear age, João Magueijo

A brilliant darkness : the extraordinary life and disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the troubled genius of the nuclear age, João Magueijo

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A brilliant darkness : the extraordinary life and disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the troubled genius of the nuclear age
Title
A brilliant darkness
Title remainder
the extraordinary life and disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the troubled genius of the nuclear age
Statement of responsibility
João Magueijo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 539.7092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC774.M34
LC item number
M35 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A brilliant darkness : the extraordinary life and disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the troubled genius of the nuclear age, João Magueijo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue : a moment of fatigue or moral discomfort -- Life : the grand inquisitor. The attic of 251 Via Etnea -- Nuclear crisis -- Frankenstein's youth -- Poltergeist exposed -- Bread and sperm -- Strong interactions -- Meet Ettore Majorana -- Boys will be boys -- Neutrinos from Transylvania -- Ode to the vanquished -- Creation and annihilation -- The serpent's egg -- His unfinished symphony -- The hand that rocks the cradle -- Stellar collapse -- Artichokes -- Meanwhile, at Via Panisperna -- The crepuscule of Via Panisperna -- Ettore's neutrino -- The quiet before the storm -- The search party -- Afterlife : the dark matter. Pagliacci -- A pirandellian intermezzo -- Don't cry for him, Argentina -- They thought the sun was sick -- The sign of the beast -- Ettore Majorana -- A vote of silence -- Epilogue : Mediterranean whales
Control code
ocn225874979
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxi, 280 p.
Isbn
9780465009039
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009037678
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)225874979
Label
A brilliant darkness : the extraordinary life and disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the troubled genius of the nuclear age, João Magueijo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue : a moment of fatigue or moral discomfort -- Life : the grand inquisitor. The attic of 251 Via Etnea -- Nuclear crisis -- Frankenstein's youth -- Poltergeist exposed -- Bread and sperm -- Strong interactions -- Meet Ettore Majorana -- Boys will be boys -- Neutrinos from Transylvania -- Ode to the vanquished -- Creation and annihilation -- The serpent's egg -- His unfinished symphony -- The hand that rocks the cradle -- Stellar collapse -- Artichokes -- Meanwhile, at Via Panisperna -- The crepuscule of Via Panisperna -- Ettore's neutrino -- The quiet before the storm -- The search party -- Afterlife : the dark matter. Pagliacci -- A pirandellian intermezzo -- Don't cry for him, Argentina -- They thought the sun was sick -- The sign of the beast -- Ettore Majorana -- A vote of silence -- Epilogue : Mediterranean whales
Control code
ocn225874979
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxi, 280 p.
Isbn
9780465009039
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009037678
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)225874979

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