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28/11/1954 Architect of the nuclear age dies

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The World Of Enrico Fermi (1970)

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Enrico Fermi - A Short Biography

Italian-American physicist Enrico Fermi built the first nuclear reactor. Fermi also developed the theory of the of beta decay. According to it, the neutron can change into a proton, electron and unknown very light neutral particle, first postulated by Wolfgang Pauli. Fermi suggested calling this light particle neutrino. One type of elementary particles is called the fermions in his honor.
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