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The Resource True genius : the life and work of Richard Garwin, the most influential scientist you've never heard of, by Joel N. Shurkin

True genius : the life and work of Richard Garwin, the most influential scientist you've never heard of, by Joel N. Shurkin

Label
True genius : the life and work of Richard Garwin, the most influential scientist you've never heard of
Title
True genius
Title remainder
the life and work of Richard Garwin, the most influential scientist you've never heard of
Statement of responsibility
by Joel N. Shurkin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The first biography of Richard Garwin, a physicist whose work has had wide-ranging impacts on modern life from well-known technical innovations to progress in nuclear disarmament"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shurkin, Joel N.
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.G38
LC item number
S58 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Garwin, Richard L
  • Physicists
Label
True genius : the life and work of Richard Garwin, the most influential scientist you've never heard of, by Joel N. Shurkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-299) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The tinkerers -- Fermi -- The super -- Garwin's design -- Garwin, Lederman, and the Marx Brothers -- IBM & LampLight -- Advising presidents-or not -- JASONS -- Vietnam and McNamara's Wall -- Super sonic transport -- Offense -- The great gap -- Treaty -- Star wars -- Gravity -- Health, pandemics -- Far out -- Rumpled -- Decline of influence
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781633882232
Lccn
2016032730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn950635562
  • 2211232
Label
True genius : the life and work of Richard Garwin, the most influential scientist you've never heard of, by Joel N. Shurkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-299) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The tinkerers -- Fermi -- The super -- Garwin's design -- Garwin, Lederman, and the Marx Brothers -- IBM & LampLight -- Advising presidents-or not -- JASONS -- Vietnam and McNamara's Wall -- Super sonic transport -- Offense -- The great gap -- Treaty -- Star wars -- Gravity -- Health, pandemics -- Far out -- Rumpled -- Decline of influence
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781633882232
Lccn
2016032730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn950635562
  • 2211232

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