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Adventures at the Edge of Civilisation

  • Vladimir BabitskyEmail author
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Part of the Springer Biographies book series (SPRINGERBIOGS)

Abstract

In my youth, Bruno Pontecorvo was the biggest name in Soviet physics. For those not in the know, Pontecorvo developed high-energy neutrino physics and co-founded neutrino astronomy. He was assistant to Enrico Fermi—the Nobel laureate labelled “the architect of the atomic bomb” and thus the nuclear age.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.East LeakeUK

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