When:Wednesday, December 13, 2017 From 6:30 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW , Washington, DC 20008 The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute cordially invite you to the closing Conference of the celebrations dedicated to Enrico Fermi and held in Washington DC. Dr. Enrico Flamini, Chief Scientist at t...

L’era atomica ha compiuto nei giorni scorsi 75 anni. Proprio il 2 dicembre 1942 gli Stati Uniti annunciarono con un messaggio in codice (“il navigatore italiano è sbarcato nel nuovo mondo”) che Enrico Fermi e i suoi collaboratori dell’Università di Chicago erano riusciti ad accendere la prima ‘pila’ atomica.  La ‘Chicago Pile-1’ aveva prodotto la p...

When: MON, OCTOBER 2, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute cordially invite you to a conference and exhibit opening with: Fernando Ferroni (INFN, National Institute of Nuclear Physics, President): Introductory Remarks.Nigel Lockye...

Most books that are good are also useful as a result, and vice versa. Sadly, The Pope of Physics – a biography of the Italian-American physicist Enrico Fermi that is written in a style as flat and dry as the Mojave – is an exception. Its goodness is difficult to find but its usefulness is immediately apparent. No other biography of Fermi is as auth...

When: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 From 6:45 pm To 8:45 pm Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 An exceptional Lecture, open to a general audience, by the Keynote Speakers: Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin, Authors of the recent and acclaimed book "The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age"...

  WTI Magazine #36    2014 June, 25Author : Giuseppina Salzano e Giovanni Verde      Translation by:   Enrico Fermi is universally considered one of the greatest scientists of all time. His contributions in the field of nuclear physics mark a turning point in science and literally change the history, affecting...