AUTHORRomer, Alfred
TITLEThe Restless Atom
PUBLISHERDoubleday
CITYNew York, NY
DATE PUBLISHED1960
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This book covers the twenty years before World War I, when scientists in many countries brought the world its first glimpse of the atom. Though the author focuses on Ernest Rutherford, many other notable scientists are included, such as Wilhelm Röntgen and Henri Becquerel. Other topics covered include: transmutation of thorium, radiochemistry, and alpha particle scattering. This book is a part of the Science Study Series, created for the reliable teaching and study of physics. Included in appendix are a helpful list of people mentioned in the book, and a glossary of terms and symbols.


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