Szilard, Leo

Szilard, Leo

Szilard, Leo
Group 2
I: Individuals and Groups
Physicist Leo Szilard (right) interviewed by NBC radio commentator Len O'Connor (left) at an event held prior to the demolition of the west stands of the University of Chicago's Stagg Field, the site where the world’s first nuclear reactor stood during World War II. Dr. Szilard worked with the late Enrico Fermi to achieve the initial self-sustained chain reaction of nuclear energy, December 2, 1942, which led to the development of the atomic bomb.
Szilard, Leo, 1898-1964 | O'Connor, Leonard John, 1912-1991 | Physicists | Radio journalists | Manhattan Project (U.S.)--History | Atomic bomb--History
Argonne National Laboratory
Photographic prints; 26.9 x 20.3 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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