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The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father of the Nuclear Age

This is the definitive biography of the brilliant, charismatic, and very human physicist and innovator Enrico Fermi, who in 1942 led a research team at the University of Chicago in achieving what no other scientists had done before: a nuclear chain reaction. Based on new archival material and exclusive interviews, it lays bare the enigmatic and complex life of a colossus of twentieth century physics.