A Life In Science

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CRC Press, 1995 M12 1 - 198 páginas
The late Sir Nevill Mott was one of Britain's greatest ever and most admired scientists. A physicist of great repute he was Britain's last Nobel Prize winner for Physics. This landmark book, published to celebrate Mott's 90th Birthday in 1995, explores the life and work of one of our best physicists.
 

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CHAPTER ONE Parentage and childhood
1
CHAPTER TWO School
4
CHAPTER THREE Cambridge 192427
7
CHAPTER FOUR First Research
14
CHAPTER FIVE Copenhagen 1928
18
CHAPTER SIX Cambridge and Göttingen 1929
23
CHAPTER SEVEN Manchester 192930
27
CHAPTER EIGHT Cambridge 193033
30
CHAPTER SIXTEEN Noncrystalline Semiconductors
94
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN The Nobel Prize for Physics 1977
98
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN Honorary Degrees
102
CHAPTER NINETEEN Taylor Francis
105
CHAPTER TWENTY Talented Children
107
CHAPTER TWENTY ONE AntiConcorde
108
CHAPTER TWENTY TWO Religion
110
CHAPTER TWENTY THREE Looking Back
116

CHAPTER NINE Bristol 193339
35
CHAPTER TEN The War 193945
44
CHAPTER ELEVEN Bristol 194554
52
CHAPTER TWELVE Invitation to Cambridge
70
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Cavendish Professor 195471
73
CHAPTER FOURTEEN Some Research up to 1960
83
CHAPTER FIFTEEN Master of Caius 195966
88
APPENDIX ONE Science and Modern Languages
119
APPENDIX TWO Gifted Children And Their Contemporaries
125
APPENDIX 3 Adddress in Great St Marys Church Cambridge 1957
128
APPENDIX 4 Rocking the Cradle of Britains Nobel prize babies
135
References
140
Index
141
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