Written in English
Bruno Pontecorvo dedicated his career to hunting for the Higgs boson of his day-- the neutrino, a nearly massless particle considered essential to the process of nuclear fission. His work on the Manhattan project under Enrico Fermi confirmed his reputation as a brilliant physicist and helped usher in the nuclear age. He should have won a Nobel Prize, but late in the summer of 1950 he vanished. At the height of the Cold War, Pontecorvo had disappeared behind the Iron Curtain. In Half-Life, physicist and historian Frank Close offers a heretofore untold history of Pontecorvo"s life, based on unprecedented access to his friends, family, and colleagues. With all the elements of a Cold War thriller-- classified atomic research, an infamous double agent, a kidnapping by Soviet operatives-- Half-Life is a history of particle physics at perhaps its most powerful: when it created the bomb.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-366) and index.
|LC Classifications||QC774.P66 C56 2015|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 378 pages|
|Number of Pages||378|
|LC Control Number||2014041019|
Half Life is twisty and vampy and campy, grotesque, picaresque, droll, and dazzling.” (Kelly Link, author of Magic for Beginners) About the Author Shelley Jackson is the author of the short story collection The Melancholy of Anatomy, the hypertext novel Patchwork Girl, several children's books, and "Skin," a story published in tattoos on /5(22). The Half-Life book. Read 23 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Cookie Figowitz, the cook for a party of volatile fur trappers t /5. Half-Life series This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. Edit this book: Book Creator Wikitext. Half-Life 2: Raising the Bar - A Behind the Scenes Look: Prima's Official Insider's Guide is a coffee table book written by David Hodgson and published by Prima Games in November , in a hardback and paperback cover, comprising a collection of images chronicling the development of Half-Life, Team Fortress, Day of Defeat, Counter-Strike, Authors: Valve Corporation David Hodgson.
Half-Life: A Place in the West is a fan-made comic book set within Valve's acclaimed Half-Life universe. At a science complex in the New Mexico desert, a teleportation experiment goes very wrong, unleashing interdimensional chaos on an unsuspecting Earth. The aftershocks end with the arrival of a totalitarian order called The Combine, which 9/10(). The Half Life Of Marie Curie Performances that take you to another place. Seeing as a play, watching the actors is one thing. This, as audio, is another journey, more powerful. Close your eyes and just listen. Become a part of their journey and 'live' it with them. Both actresses draw you in and spiritually you are there with them. Half-Life, stylized as HλLF-LIFE, is a science fiction first-person shooter developed and published by Valve. The player takes the perspective of scientist Gordon Freeman. Designed initially for Microsoft Windows and later brought to other platforms such as PS2 and OS X, the game uses a heavily modified version of the Quake engine, called GoldSrc. In Half-Life, players assume the Composer: Kelly Bailey Ben Houge (PS2 main menu music). HALF LIFE (Next #6) The thrilling conclusion to the Next series. Struggling to survive in a hostile post-apocalyptic world, Rachel Wheeler and her friends are caught between a strange mutant species and a desperate military government. Destructive metallic creatures roam the contaminated landscape as the human race is pushed to the edge of Brand: Haunted Computer Books.
Half a Life is an unusually honest, thoughtful and unsettling memoir, which readers and critics are destined to call 'brave'—for it is brave. But the book is more than simply brave, it is a searingly self-disciplined work of literature, and of self-examination. Darin Strauss does not permit himself even one sentence, even one moment, of lazy thinking, or mitigating excuses. Jennifer Weiner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seventeen books, including Mrs. Everything, the children’s book The Littlest Bigfoot, and an essay collection, Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing.A graduate of Princeton University and contributor to the New York Times Opinion section, Jennifer lives with her family in ed on: Decem [ENG] HALF-LIFE BOOK and FINE ART PRINT (90x60cm / 35''x23"). Both signed by Arkadiusz Podniesiński. Choose from the entire collection of the author. We will contact you after the campaign ends. [PL] Podpisany foto album HALF-LIFE oraz dowolne dużej wielkości zdjęcie (90x60cm) do wyboru z całej kolekcji autora. Half-Life Soundtrack About This Game Named Game of the Year by over 50 publications, Valve's debut title blends action and adventure with award-winning technology to create a frighteningly realistic world where players must think to survive. Also includes an exciting multiplayer mode that allows you to play against friends and enemies around 10/10(30K).