Herbert Anderson, 1982


For his pioneering collaboration with Enrico Fermi in demonstrating the emission of neutrons in fission at Columbia University, for his essential role in constructing the first chain-reacting piles, for his work on production and determination of the properties of tritium and helium -3 -1, for his collaboration with Fermi in detecting the first hadronic resonance at the University of Chicago, and for his continuing contributions to understanding the nature of strong and weak nuclear forces.

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