By Emilio Segrè
“[A] readable, soaking up, attention-grabbing autobiography... A necessary contribution via anyone who witnessed the improvement of a lot of recent nuclear physics. Segrè’s description of the old neutron experiments played in Rome throughout the mid-1930s via Enrico Fermi’s crew, 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 demise in 1989 — of his own existence and his lifestyles in physics... it truly is soaking up, relocating in locations and regularly revealing. Segrè famous in his preface, ‘I haven't sought to exhibit manners and tact I by no means had, and i've attempted to regard myself no higher than anybody else.’ He ably succeeded in those purposes.” — Daniel J. Kevles, Nature
“For common readers with an curiosity within the heritage of nuclear physics, Segrè... is one of the so much personable witnesses.” — Publishers Weekly
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