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Rutherford
Being the Life and Letters of the Right Hon. Lord Rutherford, O.M.

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Earl Baldwin of Bewdley
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  • Date Published: November 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107678811

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  • Ernest Rutherford (1871–1937) was a physicist, chemist and Nobel Prize winner renowned for his fundamental contributions to the development of nuclear physics. Originally published in 1939, this book contains a detailed biography of Rutherford punctuated with numerous extracts from his papers, letters and other sources. As noted in the preface, the text's aim was 'to hold up a mirror in which Rutherford may reveal himself, just as he was, in lectures, books, papers, speeches, portraits, letters, and casual talk.' Illustrative figures and an appendix section are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Rutherford and his achievements.

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    • Date Published: November 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107678811
    • length: 502 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 28 mm
    • weight: 0.77kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Foreword Earl Baldwin of Bewdley
    1. Life in New Zealand
    2. Research work at Cambridge
    3. McGill
    4. Early triumphs
    5. Last years at McGill
    6. The Nobel laureate
    7. The nucleus
    8. The atom
    9. The war years
    10. Cavendish Professor
    11. The Order of Merit
    12. President of the Royal Society
    13. Lord Rutherford of Nelson
    14. The peak load
    15. The newer alchemy
    16. The end
    Appendix 1. Honours
    Appendix 2. Portraits
    Index.

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    A. S. Eve

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    Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

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