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Title: Argonne Nuclear Pioneers: Chicago Pile 1

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. Seventmore »y years later, two of the last surviving CP-1 pioneers, Harold Agnew and Warren Nyer, recall that historic day.« less
Title: Argonne Nuclear Pioneers: Chicago Pile 1
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Publication Date: 2012-07-09
OSTI Identifier: 1045454
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS ; NUCLEAR ENERGY HISTORY ; CHICAGO PILE 1 ; CO-1 ; ARGONNE ; DOE ; NUCLEAR PIONEER ; URANIUM ; GRAPHITE
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:06:30
System Entry Date: 2017-12-08