Essays Tagged: "Enrico Fermi"

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rhetssystem 5Fakta om Marie Curie 6HistoriaAllt började 1934 då fysikern Enrico Fermi lyckades klyva urankärnor med hjälp av neutroner. De båda förstod ...

(6 pages) 32 0 4.0 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Development of the Atomic Bomb and its Impact on WWII

pe many of the prominent nuclear physicists of the day fled to the United States and Great Britain. Enrico Fermi, Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Edward Teller, Leo Szilard, Rudolph Peierls, and Klaus Fu ... inish their work as to the feasibility of a self sustaining chain reaction, and on December 2, 1942 Enrico Fermi succeeded in the world's first self-sustaining chain reaction at the University of Chic ...

(6 pages) 237 0 5.0 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Nuclear energy

rgy-producing fission reactors.In December 1942 at the University of Chicago, the Italian physicist Enrico Fermi succeeded in producing the first nuclear chain reaction. This was done with an arrangem ...

(1 pages) 45 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Local scientists and their history.

arge. This turned out to be an extremely useful tool for bombarding atomic nuclei. Two years later, Enrico Fermi bombarded uranium with neutrons, hoping that it would cause the uranium to emit a beta ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Nuclear power: Advatages and disadvatages, also a short history of nuclear technology.

nto the world of nuclear energy. The first reactor was built and sustained by the Italian scientist Enrico Fermi, at the University of Chicago in 1942. It is also interesting to know that even though ...

(3 pages) 130 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Information On The Manhattan Project

, but when he waited for the $100 check, he never got it! Finally, campaigning through Einstein and Fermi, widely recognized scientists of his time, he finally convinced Roosevelt to give him some mea ... irm. His reward? He is little known among circles that have heard of Einstein, and Oppenheimer, and Fermi, yet he was the real force behind the project that helped win the war with the Japanese. We al ...

(3 pages) 44 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Atomic Bomb

f chain reactions. Glenn Seaborg came from Berkeley also to continue his studies (Beyer 33). Enrico Fermi created a figure of the quantity of uranium (critical mass) and other materials, which ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.1 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Nucular war

shed in August 1942, during World War II. It was made by a group scientist including the physicists Enrico Fermi and J. Robert Oppenheimer, and the chemist Harold Urey, and was in charge by an U.S. Ar ...

(6 pages) 736 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Enrico Fermi

Enrico FermiEnrico Fermi was one of the most illustrious figures in 20th century science. His brilli ... res in 20th century science. His brilliant and remarkable contributions led to his inevitable fame. Enrico Fermi took part in one of the most vital scientific movements ever to occur. Historians even ... ments such as theories, laws, and hypotheses were being isolated into completely different concepts.Enrico Fermi was born in Rome on September 29, 1901. His father, Alberto Fermi greatly influenced En ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Manhattan Project: Dawn of the Atomic Age

husband Frédéric Joliot discovered artificial radioactivity and a scientist in Rome, Enrico Fermi, split the atom. The term fission was first used when two German scientists, Otto Hahn ... 30 locations in The United States, Britain and Canada. The project began to yeild results quickly. Enrico Fermi, an Italian physicist, created the first self-sustaining nuclear reaction in an experim ...

(6 pages) 21 0 4.2 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

The Role of Edward Teller in the Development of Physics

ole notion of the development of the H-bomb was through the influence of the Italian-born physicist Enrico Fermi who fascinated and intrigued Teller. Even before the United States had even built an A- ...

(6 pages) 12 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The neccesity of the Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

cists working in secret on a project called The Manhattan Project. This group included the likes of Enrico Fermi and Robert Oppenheimer. The project was supervised by General Groves and the Secretary ...

(7 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers


(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics