mark the twentieth anniversary of the world's first nuclear reactor

Vol. 4-0

December 1962

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Introduction

Right and Wrong Roads to the Discovery of Nuclear Energy

Enrico Fermi and Uranium Fission

Initiation of the Chain Reaction

The First Nuclear Reactor, the Production of Plutonium and its Chemical Extraction

The Early Days of the Canadian and British Atomic Energy Projects

France's Contribution to the Discovery of the Chain Reaction

Notes on the History of the First Atomic Reactor in the USSR

Publication of the "Smyth Report"

Thoughts on the 20th Anniversary of CP-1

Fission Then and Now

The Reactor and the Production of Isotopes

Some Personal Reminiscences

The First Pile

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