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Enrico Fermi

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Fermi Conducted the Music of the Atomic Particles

Said person, one Enrico Fermi, had just collected a Nobel Prize en route to political asylum in this country from Italy, complete with his Jewish wife, Laura. If she and her family were persona non grata in Herr Hitler's Reich, he would be more than ...

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After fleeing Mussolini, Enrico Fermi played a big role in developing the atomic bomb

Cortez Journal
In 1927, the University of Rome's physics department was housed in a spacious villa on Via Panisperna, a road that wound up one of the Italian capital's famous seven hills. There, a close-knit cadre of young physicists worked together, played together ...

1938 Nobel Prize Physics Winner Enrico Fermi News

Commentary: Refugee today may be patriot in the future

The scientists thought that Enrico Fermi, having just won the 1938 Nobel Prize for physics, would give extra weight to the military's fears. Fermi had reached American shores a mere two months earlier, picking up his Nobel in Sweden as he traveled his ...

1938 Nobel Prize Physics Winner Enrico Fermi News

A physicist so infallible, they called him the Pope

Washington Post
And that's where Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin got the title for their impressive new biography, “The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age.” Segrè, a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania, and ...

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