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United States physicist and molecular biologist who helped develop the first atom bomb and later opposed the use of all nuclear weapons (1898-1964)


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He was a highly likeable guy and a good worker for the team, but in the hurly-burly world of the Premier League Szilard always looked a little lightweight.
Curtiz's family was Orthodox; those of von Neumann and Szilard, by contrast, pushed their assimilation almost to conversion, to Catholicism and Protestantism respectively).
Violette Verdy and impresario/author Paul Szilard are to receive honors, www.
Boro ruined the return of former boss Bryan Robson by rattling home three goals inside 10 first-half minutes as Szilard Nemeth claimed a double and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink also struck.
Middlesbrough goal-scorer Szilard Nemeth was delighted with the 3-0 UEFA Cup victory over Partizan Belgrade as he had expected a tough time at the Riverside last night.
If Viduka and Job are ruled out, then Szilard Nemeth will have to partner Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink up front in Ostrava, where Boro are defending a 3-0 first leg lead.
Joseph-Desire Job and Szilard Nemeth got the goals as Fulham crumbled amid stories of Saha's bust-up with chairman Mohamed Al Fayed.
nMalcolm Christie has a broken leg so Massimo Maccarone, Szilard Nemeth and Michael Ricketts are in contention to lead the line, while Juninho may also get a start.
First Szilard Nemeth drilled home the equaliser on the hour, and two minutes later Juninho struck an exquisite, dipping left-foot shot beyond Paul Robinson to put the hosts into the lead.
I set up a network of illegals who convinced Robert Oppenheimer, Enrico Fermi, Leo Szilard .
The Slovakian side is lacking in big names, with Middlesbrough striker Szilard Nemeth the only Barclaycard Premiership star on view for the visitors.
Middlesbrough drew level when substitute Szilard Nemeth finished off a good move to equalise, but makeshift striker Ian Pearce - usually a central defender but pushed up front in Paolo di Canio's absence - was rewarded for a battling display with a well-taken goal.
Croatian Alen Boksic put his side ahead just 27 minutes into his first start since Boxing Day and Szilard Nemeth came off the bench to clinch three precious points in an incident-packed game.
Szilard later conceived the notion of an atomic chain reaction and went on to convince Roosevelt to start the American bomb project, while von Neumann and Wigner also played significant roles.
Niels Bohr had brought the news of Otto Hahn's 1939 splitting of the atom; Szilard and Fermi had repeated the experiment, and they realized it held the potential for a bomb.