The Resource Radioactive! : how Irene Curie and Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world, by Winifred Conkling

Radioactive! : how Irene Curie and Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world, by Winifred Conkling

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Radioactive! : how Irene Curie and Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world
Title
Radioactive!
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how Irene Curie and Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world
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by Winifred Conkling
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Language
eng
Summary
"The ... little-known story of how two brilliant female physicists' groundbreaking discoveries led to the creation of the atomic bomb"--Amazon.com
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Title
Radioactive!
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Summary
Shares the story of how the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie discovered artificial radioactivity and won a Nobel Prize in spite of being denied an advanced education, inspiring physicist Lise Meitner to make a vital discovery about nuclear fission
Subject
Genre
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2017
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10459884
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
Dewey number
539.7/52
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 12 and up
  • 7-8
LC call number
QC774.J65
LC item number
C66 2016
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1160
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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how Irene Curie and Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world
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how Irene Curie and Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world
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by Winifred Conkling
Radioactive! : how Irene Curie and Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world, by Winifred Conkling
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Radioactive! : how Irene Curie and Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world, by Winifred Conkling
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
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Content category
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  • still image
Content type code
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Contents
"The most beautiful experiment in the world?" -- Little queen and the other baby -- On the battlefields -- Dr. and Mrs. -- Right on time -- Lost and found -- A lab of her own -- Radium: treatment or toxin? -- Heavy metals -- Fleeing Hitler's Germany -- Eureka! the discovery of fission -- Chain reaction: research on fission goes global -- War -- Overlooked -- Afterward: physicists, pacifists, realists
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9781616204150
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015017256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat13
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn910309971
  • (OCoLC)910309971
  • 1309383

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