Today in History
November 28, 1954
The Manhattan Project
In 1938, Italian-born physicist Enrico Fermi, received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on neutron irradiation. When he and his family traveled to Sweden so he could receive his award, they took the opportunity to escape fascist Italy and moved to the United States. His experiments lead to the first controlled nuclear chain reaction, in Chicago in 1942, and Fermi goes on to be a key participant in the Manhattan Project.
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