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Leo Szilard (/ˈsɪlɑːrd/; Hungarian: Szilárd Leó; pronounced...

wikipedia - 12 Sep 2016
Leo Szilard (/ˈsɪlɑːrd/; Hungarian: Szilárd Leó; pronounced [ˈsila:rd ˈlɛo:]; German: Leo Spitz until age 2; February 11, 1898 – May 30, 1964) was a Jewish Hungarian-born physicist and inventor. He conceived the nuclear chain reaction in 1933, patented the idea of a nuclear reactor with Enrico Fermi, and in late 1939 wrote the letter for Albert Einstein's signature that resulted in the Manhattan Project that built the atomic bomb.
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Race to the first nuclear chain reaction

UChicago News - 23 Oct 2017
Seventy-five years ago the brightest minds in the world came to the University of Chicago to embark on the greatest scientific experiment of the century.
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Why the world needs more Leo Szilards

Scientific American - 18 Feb 2014
The body of men and women who built the atomic bomb was vast, diverse, talented and multitudinous. Every conceivable kind of professional - from theoretical ...
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Robert Oppenheimer: The myth and the mystery

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - 18 Dec 2018
Editor's note: What follows is the prepared text for a lecture delivered at Santa Fe, New Mexico, on July 14, 2018 and sponsored by the Santa Fe Opera during its ...
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Reading Into Albert Einstein’s God Letter

The New Yorker - 25 Dec 2018
Louis Menand writes about a letter from Albert Einstein to Eric Gutkind in which Einstein elucidates some of his thoughts on religion and the existence of God, ...

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