Session J1: Remembering Enrico Fermi

1:30 PM–3:18 PM, Sunday, February 14, 2010
Room: Marriott Ballroom Salon 1-2

Sponsoring Units: FHP AAPT
Chair: James Cronin, University of Chicago

Abstract ID: BAPS.2010.APR.J1.3

Abstract: J1.00003 : A Student's View of Fermi

2:42 PM–3:18 PM

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Author:

  Jerome Friedman
    (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

This talk will provide recollections of Fermi and the lively environment he created at the University of Chicago from the perspective of a student who had the great privilege of taking of his courses and becoming a member of his research group. The period to be covered is 1951 to 1954.

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