Enrico Fermi - Trailblazer in Nuclear Physics
Enrico Fermi dominated the field of physics, as his work greatly advanced scientists' understanding of atomic behavior.
The book covers his family ackground, his precocious interest in math and science, his preparation for his career, and his professional work. Because of Italy's repressive form of government in the 1920s and 1930s, Fermi always felt that he should emigrate. But the government would not let its citizens just leave.