Atomic Scientists

Atomic Scientists

Atomic Scientists
20th Anniversary Reunion, 1962 1
III: Events
Reunion of atomic scientists on the 20th Anniversary (1962) of the first controlled nuclear fission chain reaction, December 2, 1942, at the University of Chicago. Standing on campus next to a tablet commemorating the event, are Laura Fermi (left), widow of physicist Enrico Fermi, and Betty Compton (right), widow of physicist Arthur Holly Compton.
Compton, Betty McCloskey, died 1980 | Fermi, Laura CapĆ³n, 1907-1977 | Tablets (Information artifacts) | Nuclear fission--History | Atomic bomb--United States | Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Plettinger, H. Anne
Photographic prints; 19.9 x 24.9 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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