Enrico Fermi - developed first nuclear reactor (Chicago contributed to quantum theory, nuclear and particle physics, and statistical mechanics, awarded the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on induced radioactivity.

Enrico Fermi and the First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Chain Reaction

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Robert Oppenheimer Working Out Physics Equations on the Blackboard in His…