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Enrico Fermi and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age

Susanne Dambeck

Enrico Fermi and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age

How a 'pile' became the world's first nuclear reactorHow a 'pile' became the world's first nuclear reactor

Enrico Fermi und der Beginn des Atomzeitalters

Susanne Dambeck

Enrico Fermi und der Beginn des Atomzeitalters

Wie aus einem "Haufen" der erste Atomreaktor der Welt wurdeWie aus einem "Haufen" der erste Atomreaktor der Welt wurde

Ashutosh Jogalekar

Lost in translation

In 1969, one of the more memorable incidents in the public advocacy of science took place. The American physicist Robert Wilson was asked to testify before Congress in support of the construction of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, known as Fermilab. For Wilson, building this huge machine had been a labor of love and nobody […]