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Leo Szilard (/ˈsɪlɑːrd/; Hungarian: Szilárd Leó; pronounced...

wikipedia - 12 Sep 2016
Leo Szilard (/ˈsɪlɑːrd/; Hungarian: Szilárd Leó; pronounced [ˈsila:rd ˈlɛo:]; German: Leo Spitz until age 2; February 11, 1898 – May 30, 1964) was a Jewish Hungarian-born physicist and inventor. He conceived the nuclear chain reaction in 1933, patented the idea of a nuclear reactor with Enrico Fermi, and in late 1939 wrote the letter for Albert Einstein's signature that resulted in the Manhattan Project that built the atomic bomb.
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The Future Of Nuclear Engines

OilPrice.com - 01 Sep 2018
There have been theoretical attempts to make the leap to the direct use of nuclear heat for work without a transfer agent. The great nuclear theorist Leo Szilard, according to his biographer William Lanouette, toyed with an idea but abandoned it. But ...
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Equinox Theatre Presents A New Rock Musical ATOMIC

Broadway World - 05 Sep 2018
By then the project had grown too big to stop. But one man did try to stop it. A man since buried by history, but without whose intellect and determination the weapon that could end us might never have had its start. His name is Leo Szilard. His is the ...
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Nuclear Engine to Change Nuclear Future, Simplify Waste Issue

InsideSources - 24 Aug 2018
There have been theoretical attempts to make the leap to the direct use of nuclear heat for work without a transfer agent. The great nuclear theorist Leo Szilard, according to his biographer William Lanouette, toyed with an idea but abandoned it. But ...
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Anti-nuclear weapons organization looks to revitalize under Trump

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 15 Sep 2018
Its founder, Leo Szilard, was a nuclear physicist whose work contributed to the launching of the Manhattan Project which resulted in the first atomic bomb. “We're still the only ones out there leading in this area,” Tierney said. The organization ...
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Listening to the Dolphins: Leo Szilard on Nuclear War

lareviewofbooks - 15 Feb 2018
LEO SZILARD'S short story “The Voice of the Dolphins,” published in 1961, imagines a history of the world written in 1990. The story begins with the sentence, “On several occasions between 1960 and 1985, the world narrowly escaped an all-out atomic war.
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Focus on research: Prof Mathieu d'Aquin, Insight

Small Business - 11 Sep 2018
The idea of integrating science fiction narratives there is inspired by many different things: Black Mirror, obviously, design fiction, as well as concrete examples from the past, such as Leo Szilard, who went from being a Nuclear Physicist to a ...
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Londoners must use next week's elections to embrace the new

Evening Standard - 26 Apr 2018
On a cold wet London morning in September 1933, a young man named Leo Szilard set off for a walk around Russell Square. No big deal. But what happened next would change history, and affect the lives of millions of people for decades to come.
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Race to the first nuclear chain reaction

UChicago News - 23 Oct 2017
Arthur Holly Compton, a Nobel laureate and dean of the physical sciences, recruited physicists, chemists and engineers including Enrico Fermi, Leo Szilard and Eugene Wigner to work on a secret government project in a squash racquets court under the ...
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Was HG Wells the first to think of the atom bomb?

BBC News - 03 Jul 2015
What he couldn't predict was how a strange conjunction of his friends and acquaintances - notably Winston Churchill, who'd read all Wells's novels twice, and the physicist Leo Szilard - would turn the idea from fantasy to reality, leaving them deeply ...
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Trump's Space Force Is Insane: Cultural Historian H. Bruce Franklin

Foreign Policy Journal (blog) - 22 Aug 2018
After the first successful test of an atomic bomb, Leo Szilard, who initiated the Manhattan Project, together with 68 other scientists from the Manhattan Project, signed a letter to the president urging him not to use this weapon and warning about the ...
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Einstein's Little-Known Passion Project? A Refrigerator

WIRED - 25 Jul 2017
Anguished, the forty-seven-year-old physicist called up a young friend of his, the inventor and scientist Leo Szilard. “There must be a better way,” Einstein pleaded. Szilard, a stocky man of 28, had first impressed Einstein six years earlier by ...
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Why the world needs more Leo Szilards

Scientific American (blog) - 19 Feb 2014
Stepping off the curb at a traffic light across from the British Museum in London in 1933, Leo Szilard saw the true nature and the consequences of the chain reaction six years before reality breathed heft and energy into its abstract soul. In one sense ...

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