Enrico Fermi (1901–1954), Italian-American physicist and pioneer in nuclear fission, demonstates a physics equation on a chalkboard, c1950. Fermi worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II and made significant contributions to the development of quantum theory, nuclear and particle physics, and statistical mechanics.

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Enrico Fermi (1901–1954), Italian-American physicist and pioneer in nuclear fission, demonstates a physics equation on a chalkboard, c1950. Fermi worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II and made significant contributions to the development of quantum theory, nuclear and particle physics, and statistical mechanics.

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