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Fermi's Legacy Exhibition now open

Realizing his distinguished stature, the Planetarium Science Center proudly hosts the Fermi Legacy Exhibition, which comprises 10 panels, and 8 groups of photos, and numerous quotations; describing his background, his life, and his achievements and contributions as one of the 20th century leading scientists. The exhibition is taking place at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conferences Center – West Exhibition Hall. This exhibition has been presented by the Italian Embassy in Egypt, to be displayed during the period 6 – 25 November. The Exhibition design and installation was made by specialized engineers and technicians at the Planetarium Science Center.

Enrico Fermi, is known for his work on the development of the first nuclear reactor, and for his contributions to the development of quantum theory, nuclear and particle physics, and statistical mechanics, was awarded the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on induced radioactivity. Several awards, concepts, and institutions are named after him.