By Emilio Segrè
“[A] readable, soaking up, fascinating autobiography... A important contribution through anyone who witnessed the improvement of a lot of recent nuclear physics. Segrè’s description of the historical neutron experiments played in Rome throughout the mid-1930s via Enrico Fermi’s team, of which Segrè used to be a member, is of inestimable worth.” — Glenn T. Seaborg, Physics Today
“A brain consistently in movement is Emilio Segrè’s account — released 4 years after his demise in 1989 — of his own existence and his existence in physics... it's soaking up, relocating in areas and regularly revealing. Segrè famous in his preface, ‘I haven't sought to demonstrate manners and tact I by no means had, and i've attempted to regard myself no higher than anybody else.’ He ably succeeded in those purposes.” — Daniel J. Kevles, Nature
“For basic readers with an curiosity within the historical past of nuclear physics, Segrè... is without doubt one of the so much personable witnesses.” — Publishers Weekly
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