Atomic Energy

Atomic Energy

Atomic Energy
West Stands Demolition, 1957 1
III: Events
Norman Hilberry (left) and Leo Szilard (right) discuss atomic energy research. The scientists worked with the late Enrico Fermi to achieve the first controlled nuclear fission chain reaction at the University of Chicago's Stagg Field, December 2, 1942. The occasion was a ceremony, which preceded the demolition of the athletic venue's stands, August 15, 1957.
Hilberry, Norman, 1899-1986 | Szilard, Leo, 1898-1964 | Scientists | Nuclear fission--History | Grandstands | Demolition (Process)
Argonne National Laboratory
Photographic prints; 26.8 x 20.5 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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