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Genius in the Shadows

A Biography Of Leo Szilard

By William Lanouette

A portrait of the physicist who developed the idea of obtaining energy from nuclear chain reactions, co-designed (with Enrico Fermi) the first nuclear reactor, and worked to prevent the deployment of nuclear weapons.

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  • BIOGRAPHY Szilard, Leo, Biography

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0684190117


Format: Book
Author: Lanouette, William
Title: Genius in the shadows : a biography of Leo Szilard : the man behind the bomb / William Lanouette with Bela Silard ; foreword by Jonas Salk.
Publisher Date: New York : C. Scribner's Sons ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1992.
Subject: Szilard, Leo. Manhattan Project (U.S.) -- History. Physicists -- United States -- Biography
Isbn: 0684190117
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Call Number: B Szilard
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Bib Id: 8742

Format: Book
Author: Lanouette, William
Title: Genius in the shadows : a biography of Leo Szilard : the man behind the bomb / William Lanouette with Bela Silard ; foreword by Jonas Salk.
Publisher, Date: New York : C. Scribner's Sons ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1992.
Description: xix, 587 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Szilard, Leo.
Subjects: Manhattan Project (U.S.) -- History.
Subjects: Physicists -- United States -- Biography
Other Author: Silard, Bela A.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-569) and index.
LCCN: 92004866
ISBN: 0684190117
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Available Copies: 1
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Call Number: B Szilard