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Enrico, Italian-born U.S. physicist and Nobel laureate, 1901-1954. See: fermium.
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Caption: Enrico Fermi, for whom the Fermi 1 nuclear reactor in Michigan was named.
Readers familiar with earlier books about Fermi will find little that's new in Gino Segre and Bettina Hoerlin's recent biography, The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age.
There is another point in this story that crosses the art-science divide: a commemorative plaque dedicated to Enrico Fermi has been placed in the Basilica Santa Croce in Florence, where there are monuments to the great Italians, including Leon Battista Alberti, Dante, and Michelangelo.
Approximately 75 percent of Enfield High School's 2008 graduating class and 90 percent of the school's 2009 graduating class voted against graduating at The First Cathedral, and a significant percentage of students at Enrico Fermi have also opposed the venue.
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(Contains 26 figures and 2 tables.) [This document presents lectures given at the "Enrico Fermi" Summer School in Physics, Course CLVI, Varenna, Italy, 2003.
I set up a network of illegals who convinced Robert Oppenheimer, Enrico Fermi, Leo Szilard ...
The Fermi paradox, first posed by the physicist Enrico Fermi, is still one of the strongest arguments against the existence of intelligent aliens.
Jonathan Rosner, a physicist at the Enrico Fermi Institute in Chicago, said, ``The proposal is ingenious.'' But he said it was hard to tell if the method could work in practice.
It ended in 1942 with the creation of 'big, or post-modern' science which began when Enrico Fermi's atomic pile, crucial in the race to discover an atomic bomb before Hitler did so, 'went critical for the first time'.
Among the pre-1967 scientific literature for which records are now accessible online in CAS files are many studies in fields other than chemistry, e.g., more than 100 papers by Enrico Fermi, winner of the 1938 Nobel Prize in physics, and more than 50 articles by Albert Einstein.
Moving on to Germany and Denmark, Teller rubbed minds with other towering intellects, including Werner Heisenberg, Enrico Fermi, Hans Bethe, Lev Landau, and Niels Bohr.