The lively and informative guide celebrates the surprising and compelling Canadian connection to the Nobel Prize. This highly readable book includes biographies, portraits and fascinating facts about the personal and professional lives of Canadians honoured by this prize and surprises about winners who spent time in Canada. The major Canadian accomplishments in medicine, chemistry, physics, literature, economics and the promotion of peace are celebrated in this remarkable book.24 Bertram Brockhouse was born in Lethbridge, Alberta, in 1918, and briefly attended a one-room prairie schoolhouse before the family ... While in Chicago, Bertram began to design and repair radios, which probably sparked his later interest in physics and ... He spent most of the war years as an electronics technician.
|Title||:||Canada and the Nobel Prize|
|Publisher||:||Pembroke Publishers Limited - 2002-01-01|