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The Resource The Pontecorvo Affair : A Cold War Defection and Nuclear Physics, by Simone Turchetti, (electronic resource)

The Pontecorvo Affair : A Cold War Defection and Nuclear Physics, by Simone Turchetti, (electronic resource)

Label
The Pontecorvo Affair : A Cold War Defection and Nuclear Physics
Title
The Pontecorvo Affair
Title remainder
A Cold War Defection and Nuclear Physics
Statement of responsibility
by Simone Turchetti
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the fall of 1950, newspapers around the world reported that the Italian-born nuclear physicist Bruno Pontecorvo and his family had mysteriously disappeared while returning to Britain from a holiday trip. Because Pontecorvo was known to be an expert working for the UK Atomic Energy Research Establishment, this raised immediate concern for the safety of atomic secrets, especially when it became known in the following months that he had defected to the Soviet Union. Was Pontecorvo a spy? Did he know and pass sensitive information about the bomb to Soviet experts? At the time, nuclear scientist
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Turchetti, Simone
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
ProQuest Ebook Central
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  • Pontekorvo, B.
  • Nuclear physicists
  • Nuclear physicists
  • Spies
  • Spies
Label
The Pontecorvo Affair : A Cold War Defection and Nuclear Physics, by Simone Turchetti, (electronic resource)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/eui/detail.action?docID=858962
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Contents; Introduction: The Silent Quake; 1. The Training of a Nuclear Physicist; 2. Neutrons for Peace and Neutrons for War; 3. Under Surveillance; 4. Ten Million Reasons to Disappear; 5. Play It Up or Down? Confronting the Pontecorvo Affair; 6. A Political Motive; 7. Bruno Maximovich and Professor Pontecorvo; 8. Conclusions: The Noisy Echo of Secrecy; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
Control code
u370448
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780226816661
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL858962
  • (OCoLC)773828580
Label
The Pontecorvo Affair : A Cold War Defection and Nuclear Physics, by Simone Turchetti, (electronic resource)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/eui/detail.action?docID=858962
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Contents; Introduction: The Silent Quake; 1. The Training of a Nuclear Physicist; 2. Neutrons for Peace and Neutrons for War; 3. Under Surveillance; 4. Ten Million Reasons to Disappear; 5. Play It Up or Down? Confronting the Pontecorvo Affair; 6. A Political Motive; 7. Bruno Maximovich and Professor Pontecorvo; 8. Conclusions: The Noisy Echo of Secrecy; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
Control code
u370448
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780226816661
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL858962
  • (OCoLC)773828580

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