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Szilard, Leo (1898–1964)




Leo Szilard
Hungarian-born US physicist largely responsible, with Enrico Fermi, for the US atom bomb (see Manhattan Project). In 1945 he was a leader of the movement against using it. Later he made contributions in the field of molecular biology.


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