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Enrico Fermi

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Enrico Fermi's Biography

Enrico Fermi (Italian pronunciation: [enˈriko ˈfermi]; 29 September 1901 – 28 November 1954) was an Italian-born, naturalized American physicist particularly known for his work on the development of the first nuclear reactor, Chicago Pile-1, and for his contributions to the development of quantum theory, nuclear and particle physics, and statistical mechanics. He was awarded the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on induced radioactivity.

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2009 Enrico Fermi Awards
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  • Albert Einstein's hobbies and those of 9 other physicists revealed

      News Source: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation | 3 days ago
    ET Here are the hobbies of 5 of 10 physicists featured in the Perimeter Institute infographic 'What great scientists did when they weren't doing great science.' (Perimeter Institute) What did great minds like Marie Curie and Albert Einstein do when
  • Habitable exoplanets are bad news for humanity

      News Source: The Conversation | 3 months ago
    Institute/JPL-CalTech , CC BY Last week, scientists announced the discovery of Kepler 186f, a planet 492 light years away in the Cygnus constellation. Kepler 186f is special because it marks the first planet almost exactly the same size as Earth
  • The Universe Explained: Guaranteed 99% Math Free

      News Source: Toronto Star | 4 months ago
    It's tempting to imagine that our universe was preceded by some sort of void a vast, greyish tract of four-dimensional vacant space, maybe with a For Sale sign, patiently waiting around for something to come along and fill it...Before the universe

Enrico Fermi Blogs

  • Chemistry Contests at Enrico Fermi High School | ACS ...

      Blog Source: acschemclubs.org | 3 months ago
    Two students from the Enrico Fermi High School ChemClub in Enfield, Connecticut, recently stepped up to organize several contests for our Club. They took care of the organizing, and it has worked out great. The best three were: A contest to ...
  • Finding habitable exoplanets helps clarify Fermi paradox | A ...

      Blog Source: amanwithaphd.wordpress.com | 3 months ago
    As the namesake physicist Enrico Fermi noted, it seems rather extraordinary that not a single extraterrestrial signal or engineering project has been detected (UFO conspiracy theorists notwithstanding). [More]. One reason why we do not see ...
  • RAY'S BLOGGING AGAIN: "Is there anybody out there?"

      Blog Source: raysbloggingagain.blogspot.com | 3 months ago
    for various reasons, all insufficiently explained, and it doesn't say much about the vast distances between here and whatever's 'out there'. But first of all, let's have a look at Enrico Fermi's pet paradox.... Perhaps the

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