Atomic Energy

Atomic Energy

Atomic Energy
Tablet, Unveiled 2
III: Events
University of Chicago chancellor Robert Maynard Hutchins unveils a tablet on the wall of the university's Stagg Field. It commemorates the first controlled nuclear fission chain reaction, an event which took place under the athletic venue's west stands, December 2, 1942. From left: Walter H. Zinn, Sumner T. Pike, Robert F. Bacher, Samuel K. Allison, Farrington Daniels, William W. Waymack, Enrico Fermi, Mr. Hutchins.
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954 | Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977 | Zinn, Walter Henry, 1906-2000 | Pike, Sumner Tucker, 1891-1976 | Bacher, Robert Fox, 1905-2004 | Daniels, Farrington, 1889-1972
Town & Country Photographers
Photographic prints; 19.3 x 24.2 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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