11-15-2009 11-15-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2483 Boston
November 15, 2009 11:00AMCalender

Fermi, Enrico (1901-1954)

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2483 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 15, 2009 11:00AM


Fermi, Enrico (1901-1954), Signed letter, March 26, 1948, one page, to Bernard Jaffe, on University of Chicago letterhead, directing the recipient to inquire with Dr. W.H. Zinn, Director of the Argenne National Laboratories, on obtaining a desired sketch, 4to, (excellent).

Note: Enrico Fermi, Nobel Prize winner for Physics in 1938, successfully investigated quantum theory, atomic structure and the mathematical nature of matter. He was also part of the team at Columbia University that created the first nuclear fission experiment and was later part of the Manhattan Project.

Estimate $400-600


Enrico Fermi, Fermi, Bernard Jaffe, Argenne National Laboratories, University of Chicago, Director, W.H. Zinn, Columbia, Columbia University