Enrico Fermi and the nuclear chain reaction
A digitized page from Fermi’s Notebook D14,”Numerical Calculations,” from November 12, 1943, to May 27, 1944. (Fermi, Enrico. Collection, [Box 42, Folder 3], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.)
In addition to the activities that have taken place on campus to observe the 75th anniversary of first nuclear reaction
, the Library holds many complementary resources. Visit the Enrico Fermi and the Nuclear Chain Reaction
library guide for more information, including links to digitized materials.
Read more about Enrico Fermi and the first nuclear chain reaction:
Enrico Fermi, Physicist (1970) by Emilio Segrè.
The Pope of Physics : Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age (2016) by Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin