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Enrico Fermi – It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never b

Enrico Fermi was an Italian–American physicist and the creator of the world’s first nuclear reactor, the Chicago Pile-1. He has been called the “architect of the nuclear age” and the “architect of the atomic bomb”. He was one of very few physicists to excel in both theoretical physics and experimental physics.

Before I came here I was confused about this subject. Having listened to your lecture I am still confused. But on a higher level.

Born: 29 September 1901, Rome

Died: 28 November 1954, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Awards: Nobel Prize in Physics, Hughes Medal, Max Planck Medal, Franklin Medal, Matteucci Medal, Rumford Prize

Education: Sapienza University of Rome, University of Florence,

If I could remember the names of all these particles, I’d be a botanist.
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