Skip to main content
5 votes

Why is it said that Marie Curie died due to her work but the same isn't said for Fermi?

Is it simply that the causation between the work and the disease is more clear in the case of Curie but not Fermi? Marie Curie died of Aplastic anemia which was most likely due to exposure to ...
SBoZon's user avatar
  • 441
1 vote

Where did Fermi get the U235 for the first nuclear pile?

The uranium came from Belgian Congo, more precisely, from the Katanga Province. See this article explaining the central role of Edgar Sengier, ruler of the very powerful (Belgian) Union Minière du ...
Jean Marie Becker's user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible