By Emilio Segrè
“[A] readable, soaking up, attention-grabbing autobiography... A helpful contribution through an individual who witnessed the advance of a lot of contemporary nuclear physics. Segrè’s description of the historical neutron experiments played in Rome through the mid-1930s by means of Enrico Fermi’s crew, of which Segrè was once a member, is of inestimable worth.” — Glenn T. Seaborg, Physics Today
“A brain continuously in movement is Emilio Segrè’s account — released 4 years after his dying in 1989 — of his own existence and his lifestyles in physics... it's soaking up, relocating in locations and regularly revealing. Segrè famous in his preface, ‘I haven't sought to show manners and tact I by no means had, and i've attempted to regard myself no larger than anybody else.’ He ably succeeded in those purposes.” — Daniel J. Kevles, Nature
“For common readers with an curiosity within the background of nuclear physics, Segrè... is likely one of the so much personable witnesses.” — Publishers Weekly
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