Enrico Fermi (1901 Rome, Italy - November 28, 1954, Chicago, USA) - Italian and American physicist, best known for creating the world's first nuclear reactor, who made a great contribution to the development of nuclear physics, elementary physics particles, quantum and statistical mechanics. Considered one of the "fathers of the atomic bomb". During his life, he received several patents related to the use of atomic energy.
November 28, 1954
October 30, 1949
Fermi's advisory committee counsels against pursuing a thermonuclear bomb.
July 16, 1945
The first plutonium bomb is tested.
July 1, 1945
Fermi accepts a position at the University of Chicago.
Fermi joins the Manhattan Project.
December 2, 1942
The first nuclear chain reaction takes place.
Fermi discovers how to create an atomic chain reaction.
Fermi is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics and emigrates to America.
Fermi experiments with nuclear fission.
July 19, 1928
Fermi marries Laura Capon.
December 30, 2019
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Place of Death
Demonstrating first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction Fermion Fermi gas Fermi–Dirac statistics Fermi's golden rule Fermi paradox Fermi method Thomas–Fermi model Thomas–Fermi screening Fermi theory of beta decay Chandrasekhar–Fermi method