Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi

Italian and American physicist, a brilliant scientist, Nobel Prize 1938
I remember my friend Johnny von Neumann used to say, 'with four parameters I can fit an elephant and with five I can make him wiggle his trunk.'More Enrico Fermi quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Although the problem of transmuting chemical elements into each other is much older than a satisfactory definition of the very concept of chemical element, it is well known that the first and most important step towards its solution was made only nineteen years ago by the late Lord Rutherford, who started the method of the nuclear bombardments.More Enrico Fermi quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The fact that no limits exist to the destructiveness of this weapon [the 'Super', i.e. the hydrogen bomb] makes its very existence and the knowledge of its construction a danger to humanity as a whole. It is necessarily an evil thing considered in any light. For these reasons, we believe it important for the President of the United States to tell the American public and the world what we think is wrong on fundamental ethical principles to initiate the development of such a weapon.More Enrico Fermi quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Before I came here I was confused about this subject. Having listened to your lecture I am still confused. But on a higher level.More Enrico Fermi quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Before I came here I was confused about this subject. Having listened to your lecture I am still confused. But on a higher level.More Enrico Fermi quotes [08/22/2011 11:08:14]

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