by RUTHERFORD, Ernest (1871-1937); James CHADWICK (1891-1974); Charles Drummond ELLIS (1895-1980).
Cambridge:: University Press, 1930., 1930. 8vo. xi, , 588 pp. 12 plates, 140 figures (tables, or diagrams), index, errata. Original gilt-stamped pale green cloth; some fading to covers, top corners bumped. Very good. Second edition, much expanded over the first edition of 1913. Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, OM, FRS was a New Zealand-born British physicist who came to be known as the father of nuclear physics. In 1908 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 'for his investigations into the disintegration of the elements and the chemistry of radioactive substances.' Sir James Chadwick, CH, FRS was an English physicist who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932.
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