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Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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CP-1 at 80: The legacy of CP-1—and the scientist who created its neutron activity detector
Nuclear Newswire is back with the final #ThrowbackThursday post honoring the 80th anniversary of Chicago Pile-1 with offerings from past issues of Nuclear News. On November 17, we took a look at the lead-up to the first controlled nuclear chain reaction and on December 1, the events of December 2, 1942, the day a self-sustaining nuclear fission reaction was created and controlled inside a pile of graphite and uranium assembled on a squash court at the University of Chicago’s Stagg Field.
Omar HurricaneRyosuke Kodama
Prof. Xian-Tu HeDr. Patrick Mora
R. Paul DrakeVladimir Tikhonchuk
Hiroshi AzechiJie Zhang
James HammerRichard Petrasso
Christine Garban-LabauneBruce A. Remington
Riccardo BettiEdward I. Moses
Kunioki MimaBrian R. Thomas
Dr. Joseph D. KilkennyDr. Max Tabak
Hideaki TakabeLaurance J. Suter
Dr. Mordecai RosenStefano Atzeni
Larry R. ForemanSteven W. HaanDov Shvarts
Michael H. KeyJuergen Meyer-ter-VehnGuillermo VelardeGeorge Zimmerman
E. Michael CampbellGennady A. KirillovRobert L. McCroryGeorge H. Miley
Robert DautrayJohn D. LindlSadao Nakai
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