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Title: Argonne Nuclear Pioneers: Chicago Pile 1

Abstract

On December 2, 1942, 49 scientists, led by Enrico Fermi, made history when Chicago Pile 1 (CP-1) went critical and produced the world's first self-sustaining, controlled nuclear chain reaction. Seventy years later, two of the last surviving CP-1 pioneers, Harold Agnew and Warren Nyer, recall that historic day.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1045454
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; NUCLEAR ENERGY HISTORY; CHICAGO PILE 1; CO-1; ARGONNE; DOE; NUCLEAR PIONEER; URANIUM; GRAPHITE

Citation Formats

Agnew, Harold, and Nyer, Warren. Argonne Nuclear Pioneers: Chicago Pile 1. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Agnew, Harold, & Nyer, Warren. Argonne Nuclear Pioneers: Chicago Pile 1. United States.
Agnew, Harold, and Nyer, Warren. Mon . "Argonne Nuclear Pioneers: Chicago Pile 1". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1045454.
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abstractNote = {On December 2, 1942, 49 scientists, led by Enrico Fermi, made history when Chicago Pile 1 (CP-1) went critical and produced the world's first self-sustaining, controlled nuclear chain reaction. Seventy years later, two of the last surviving CP-1 pioneers, Harold Agnew and Warren Nyer, recall that historic day.},
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