Nobel laureate and scientific luminary Enrico Fermi (1901-54) was a pioneering nuclear physicist whose contributions to the field were numerous, profound, and lasting. Best known for his involvement with the Manhattan Project and his work at Los Alamos that led to the first self-sustained nuclear reaction and ultimately to the production of electric power and plutonium for atomic weapons, Fermi's legacy continues to color the character of the sciences at the University of Chicago. During his tenure as professor of physics ...

Fermi Remembered 2013, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226100883

Trade paperback

Fermi Remembered 2004, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226121116

2nd edition