Nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi won the 1938 Nobel Prize for a technique he developed to probe the atomic nucleus.  He led the team that developed the world's first nuclear reactor, and played a central role in the Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb during World War II.  In the debate over extraterrestrial intelligence, he is best known for posing the question 'Where is everybody?' during a lunchtime discussion at Los Alamos National Laboratory.  His question was seen as the…

Nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi won the 1938 Nobel Prize for a technique he developed to probe the atomic nucleus. He led the team that developed the world's first nuclear reactor, and played a central role in the Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb during World War II. In the debate over extraterrestrial intelligence, he is best known for posing the question 'Where is everybody?' during a lunchtime discussion at Los Alamos National Laboratory. His question was seen as the…

Professor Mildred Dresselhaus received the 2015 IEEE Medal of Honor for her leadership and contributions to science and engineering. 1st woman to receive this honor. Photo Credit: MIT and NSF (Georgia Litwack)

Professor Mildred Dresselhaus received the 2015 IEEE Medal of Honor for her leadership and contributions to science and engineering. 1st woman to receive this honor. Photo Credit: MIT and NSF (Georgia Litwack)

Mankind's greatest atomic power was harnessed through the invention of the nuclear reactor by two physicists, Enrico Fermi and Leo Szilard.

Mankind's greatest atomic power was harnessed through the invention of the nuclear reactor by two physicists, Enrico Fermi and Leo Szilard.

Enrico Fermi. Trying to prove that science is black and white, not grey?

Enrico Fermi. Trying to prove that science is black and white, not grey?

Amazing Facts about Nuclear weapons  http://digitalobsessions.blogspot.in/

Amazing Facts about Nuclear weapons http://digitalobsessions.blogspot.in/

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