Alvarez adventures of a physicist

Title Alvarez adventures of a physicist
Names Alvarez, Luis W.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Book Number BR007068
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation The Nobel laureate offers a richly detailed account of his life. His accomplishments included working on both radar and the atomic bomb, developing the hydrogen bubble chamber, probing the Egyptian pyramids by means of cosmic rays, and determing the firing times of the shots that killed President Kennedy. His interactions with such physicists as E. O. Lawrence, Fermi, and Oppneheimer are described.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Short Book - SH
Biography - Autobiography - ABI
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Sciences - SCI
Audience Notes A
LC Subject Physicists - Biography
Call Number 530.0924 B ANF
Language English
Released 1987
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : NLS, 1987 (Associated Services for the Blind, transcribing agency. Associated Services for the Blind, distributor)
Original Publication Reproduced from: New York : Basic Books, c1987.
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