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.J1.2

Abstract: J1.00002 : Working with Fermi at Chicago and Los Alamos

2:06 PM–2:42 PM

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Author:

  Richard L. Garwin
    (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center)

I discuss my experience with Enrico Fermi as student and fellow faculty member at Chicago and with him as consultants to the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory in 1950-1952. The talk shares observations about this great physicist and exemplary human being.

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