Tag: Nuclear Physics

  • Critical Mass

    Critical Mass

    Originating from nuclear physics, “Critical Mass” represents key thresholds across disciplines, encompassing economic viability, societal trends, and biological sustainability, signifying transformative junctures.

  • Chicago Pile-1

    Chicago Pile-1

    In 1942, Chicago Pile-1, under Enrico Fermi’s guidance at the University of Chicago, achieved the inaugural controlled nuclear chain reaction. This milestone shaped the trajectory of atomic research, influencing energy sectors and wartime strategies.