in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Radiology; Physics. 687 words.
Failla, Gioacchino (19 July 1891–15 December 1961), physicist, was born in Sicily, Italy, the son of Nicolo Failla, a postal worker, and Sara Spoleti. When Gioacchino was three years old...