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True genius : the life and work of Richard Garwin, the most influential scientist you've never heard of / Joel N. Shurkin.

Shurkin, Joel N., 1938- author. (Author).
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIO GARWIN (Text) 36626103808192 New Adult Biographies Checked out 04/06/2017

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  • ISBN: 9781633882232
  • ISBN: 1633882233
  • Physical Description: 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, [2017]
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The tinkerers -- Fermi -- The super -- Garwin's design -- Garwin, Lederman, and the Marx Brothers -- IBM & LampLight -- Advising presidents-or not -- JASONS -- Vietnam and McNamara's Wall -- Super sonic transport -- Offense -- The great gap -- Treaty -- Star wars -- Gravity -- Health, pandemics -- Far out -- Rumpled -- Decline of influence.
Summary, etc.: "The first biography of Richard Garwin, a physicist whose work has had wide-ranging impacts on modern life from well-known technical innovations to progress in nuclear disarmament"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Garwin, Richard L.
Physicists > United States > Biography.
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