Fermi Falcons prepare for new football season
While their classmates were relaxing and enjoying the remainder of summer, members of the Enrico Fermi High School football team were practicing and getting in shape for the fall season. "We had a great summer in the passing league and the weight room ...
The Bomb Squad: 'Manhattan' Is One of Summer's Best Shows
That means plenty of real-life legends go unseen, from Seth Neddermeyer to Edward Teller. Let's hope they're saving the Enrico Fermi cameo for a Very Special Episode – maybe a Christmas party where Fermi and Oppenheimer perform "Puttin' on the Ritz"?
Iowa State Fair wacky math: calories, butter cow, more
He loves to compute these so-called "Fermi problems": educated mathematical guesses of seemingly impossible-to-compute problems, named after Enrico Fermi, a landmark Italian-American physicist of the 20th century. Santos has written a couple of books ...
Energy Equation Suggests Cell Autonomy
Our estimates of energy are order-of-magnitude estimates, the problem-solving method Enrico Fermi famously used to test whether ideas were feasible and estimate quantities when available data were rough. This proved quite satisfactory because the ...