The Basis of Everything: Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic Bomb

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  • ISBN: 1460755235
  • Author: Andrew Ramsey
  • Publisher: HarperCollins - AU
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Date: 5 August 2019
  • Pages: 384
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Before the Manhattan Project, before nuclear warfare and the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there was the twentieth century’s great scientific quest to fathom the secrets of the atom. It was through that search for the inner workings of matter that a unique friendship was …