Name: Enrico Fermi
Born: September 29, 1901, in Rome, Italy
Death: November 28, 1954 (Age: 53)
- Italian-born, naturalized American physicist frequently referred to as "the father of the atomic bomb".
- Known for his work on the development of the first nuclear reactor, Chicago Pile-1.
- Contributed to the development of quantum theory of nuclear and particle physics and statistical mechanics.
- Taylor instability of incompressible liquids (1951).
- The Future of Atomic Energy (1946).
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