Eugene Wigner and Nuclear Energy: A Reminiscence
I first met Eugene Wigner in his temporary office at the Metallurgical Laboratory on the University of Chicago campus. It was Winter of 1942. Wigner, who had been appointed by Arthur Compton to head the theoretical group at the Metallurgical Laboratory, was still commuting between his home in Princeton and Chicago. During these visits, he would meet with each of the fledgling group of theorists, go over our work, suggest improvements, offer criticisms.
KeywordsFission Product Nuclear Energy Heavy Water Resonance Absorption Light Water
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