Enrico Fermi

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Italian nuclear physicist (in the United States after 1939) who worked on artificial radioactivity caused by neutron bombardment and who headed the group that in 1942 produced the first controlled nuclear reaction (1901-1954)


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Caption: The Enrico Fermi Nuclear Generating Station in Monroe County, Michigan.
Enrico Fermi ranks among the twentieth century's most famous physicists.
Enrico Fermi (1901-1954) was born in Rome and was awarded a doctorate at the University of Pisa.
Later renamed the Enrico Fermi and the James Franck institutes, they enabled the University to retain much of the intellectual talent that had assembled on campus to work on the Manhattan Project.
They include Albert Einstein, Archimedes, Marie Curie, Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton, Leonardo da Vinci, Gregor Mendel, Carl Sagan, Enrico Fermi, John Polkinghorne, and Michael Polanyi.
Despite significant opposition from both students and parents, the graduation ceremonies for both Enfield High School and Enrico Fermi High School have been held for several years at The First Cathedral in Bloom-field, Conn.
Back in 1934 Enrico Fermi predicted that if another atom were to find that lone, wandering electron, it might interact with it.
under Enrico Fermi, building low- and high-powered enriched uranium
Of the 12,000 names submitted in NASA's call for public participation, that of the Italian-American physicist Enrico Fermi (1901-54) stood out.
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com) is best known for its electronics--the company is both a supplier to and sponsor of Ferrari's F1 team--and the fact that Enrico Fermi was its first director of Science and Research in 1919.
The lectures were published in: "The Proceedings of the Enrico Fermi Summer School in Physics, Course CLVI" (Italian Physical Society, 2004).
I set up a network of illegals who convinced Robert Oppenheimer, Enrico Fermi, Leo Szilard .
The Fermi paradox, first posed by the physicist Enrico Fermi, is still one of the strongest arguments against the existence of intelligent aliens.
Jonathan Rosner, a physicist at the Enrico Fermi Institute in Chicago, said, ``The proposal is ingenious.