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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1938

At this site from The Nobel Foundation, read about the life and scientific discoveries of physicist Enrico Fermi (1901-1954), whose work with radiation and "discovery of nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons" earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics. Highlights of this resource include the 1938 Presentation Speech by Professor H. Pleijel, which praises Fermi's work, and Fermi's Nobel Lecture, "Artificial radioactivity produced by neutron bombardment."

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