This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Niels Bohr - A Danish physicist known is the first to apply quantum theory to the study of atomic and molecular particles.
Sir James Chadwick - An English physicist credited with the discovery of the neutron.
Arthur Compton - An American physicist who shares the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1927 for research on X rays.
Albert Einstein - A German-Jewish physicist whose theories of relativity forever change scientific approaches to space, time, and gravity.
Enrico Fermi - An Italian-born physicist who wins the Nobel Prize for physics in 1938 for research on...
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