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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…

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Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in WWII History: Nov 28, 1954: Enrico Fermi, architect of the nuclear age, dies

A physicist so infallible, they called him the Pope

A biography explores the life of Enrico Fermi, one of the great scientists of the 20th century.

Meet Enrico Fermi, Inventor of the Neutronic Reactor

Nuclear Reactor: Enrico Fermi discovered the first nuclear reactor, which eventually led to the common use in nuclear power plants.

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