Adventures at the Edge of Civilisation

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


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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