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The Resource The fly in the cathedral, Brian Cathcart

The fly in the cathedral, Brian Cathcart

Label
The fly in the cathedral
Title
The fly in the cathedral
Statement of responsibility
Brian Cathcart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recalls one of the most startling scientific moments of the twentieth century--the splitting of the atom--a feat accomplished by a team of Cambridge physicists in a race with American and German scientists
Award
ALA Notable Book, 2006.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155549
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
539.7/62
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q141
LC item number
.C2515 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The fly in the cathedral, Brian Cathcart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-298) 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
  • 4
  • A Way Forward
  • 49
  • 5
  • A Man in White Trousers
  • 66
  • 6
  • A Finite Probability
  • 85
  • 7
  • Prelude: Manchester, 1909
  • Hardware
  • 101
  • 8
  • Lab Life
  • 112
  • 9
  • Other Ideas
  • 131
  • 10
  • Turning Point
  • 1
  • 152
  • 11
  • Off to the Races
  • 176
  • 12
  • Timeliness and Promise
  • 201
  • 13
  • Red Letter Day
  • 223
  • 1
  • 14
  • Still Safe
  • 244
  • 15
  • Nobel
  • 261
  • Cavendish
  • 9
  • 2
  • 'Mollycewels an' Atoms'
  • 20
Control code
ocm56096501
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xii, 308 pages
Isbn
9780374157166
Lccn
2004056348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56096501
  • (Sirsi) a832973
Label
The fly in the cathedral, Brian Cathcart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-298) 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
  • 4
  • A Way Forward
  • 49
  • 5
  • A Man in White Trousers
  • 66
  • 6
  • A Finite Probability
  • 85
  • 7
  • Prelude: Manchester, 1909
  • Hardware
  • 101
  • 8
  • Lab Life
  • 112
  • 9
  • Other Ideas
  • 131
  • 10
  • Turning Point
  • 1
  • 152
  • 11
  • Off to the Races
  • 176
  • 12
  • Timeliness and Promise
  • 201
  • 13
  • Red Letter Day
  • 223
  • 1
  • 14
  • Still Safe
  • 244
  • 15
  • Nobel
  • 261
  • Cavendish
  • 9
  • 2
  • 'Mollycewels an' Atoms'
  • 20
Control code
ocm56096501
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xii, 308 pages
Isbn
9780374157166
Lccn
2004056348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56096501
  • (Sirsi) a832973

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