Scientific American, November 2000

  • by William Lanouette
  • 0 hrs and 25 mins
  • Periodical

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Like a story by Victor Hugo as told to Neil Simon, the events leading up to the creation of the atomic bomb involved accidental encounters among larger-than-life figures, especially two who did not get along - but had to. William Lanouette profiles the disciplined Italian physicist Enrico Fermi and the brilliant but lackadaisical Leo Szilard.

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  • Release Date: 11-09-2000
  • Publisher: Scientific American