Fermi, Laura

Fermi, Laura

Fermi, Laura
Informal 7
I: Individuals and Groups
Laura Fermi, widow of physicist Enrico Fermi at the unveiling of "Nuclear Energy" by the sculptor Henry Moore. Dedicated December 2, 1967, the bronze sculpture stands near a tablet commemorating the realization of the first controlled self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction, an event, which took place at the site where the west stands of the old Stagg Athletic Field stood on the University of Chicago campus.
Fermi, Laura CapĆ³n, 1907-1977 | Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954 | Moore, Henry, 1898-1986 | Sculpture (Visual works) | Atomic bomb--History | Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Dykinga; Chicago Sun-Times
Photographic prints; 24.0 x 18.6 cm
Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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