By Emilio Segrè
“[A] readable, soaking up, fascinating autobiography... A useful contribution by way of anyone who witnessed the improvement of a lot of recent nuclear physics. Segrè’s description of the ancient neutron experiments played in Rome throughout the mid-1930s through Enrico Fermi’s staff, of which Segrè was once a member, is of inestimable worth.” — Glenn T. Seaborg, Physics Today
“A brain constantly in movement is Emilio Segrè’s account — released 4 years after his dying in 1989 — of his own existence and his lifestyles in physics... it really is soaking up, relocating in locations and regularly revealing. Segrè famous in his preface, ‘I haven't sought to reveal manners and tact I by no means had, and i've attempted to regard myself no larger than anyone else.’ He ably succeeded in those purposes.” — Daniel J. Kevles, Nature
“For normal readers with an curiosity within the heritage of nuclear physics, Segrè... is one of the such a lot personable witnesses.” — Publishers Weekly
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