A mind always in motion : the autobiography of Emilio Segrè / Emilio Segrè Segrè, Emilio

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  • Chromosomes: Family and childhood (1905-1917): Smell of skunk
  • Discovering the world: Rome and high school (1917-1922): Scent of Florentine wisteria
  • The education of a physicist (1922-1928): Scent of Roman hay and Alpine snow
  • Scientific springtime (1928-1936): Smell of Amsterdam's canals
  • On my own: Professor at Palermo (1936-1938): Scent of orange blossoms
  • In the New World: Refugee at Berkeley (1938-1943): Smell of cyclotron oil
  • Los Alamos: The fateful mesa (1943-1946): Smell of piñones
  • Returns: Science and struggle, Berkeley and Italy (1946-1950): Smell of hydrogen sulfide, acque albule
  • Ripening crops (1950-1954): Smell of ripe wheat
  • Triumphs and tragedies (1954-1982): Odor of laurel and cypress.
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