Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Enrico Fermi (1901 – 1954) Was Born

Enrico Fermi was an Italian physicist most noted for his work on the development of the first nuclear reactor, quantum theory, nuclear and particle physics, and statistical mechanics. Fermi was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1938 for his work on induced radioactivity and is today regarded as one of the top scientists of the 20th century.

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Science Fair Project Information
Title: Nuclear energy transportation
Subject: Aviation
Grade level: Middle School Grades 7-9
Academic Level: Ordinary
Project Type: Descriptive
Cost: Low
Awards: 1st place, Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair (2008)
Affiliation: Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair (VSF)
Year: 2008
Description: Main topics: Nuclear mechanics, Ford Nucleon, nuclear ships, nuclear aircrafts, Mars rover, advantages and disadvantages of nuclear energy transportation and environmental impacts.
Link: http://www.odec.ca/projects/2008/iaco8v2/

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