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atomic pile

[ə′täm·ik ′pīl]
(nucleonics)
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Fermi was a Nobel Laureate in physics and, when working at the University of Chicago's Metallurgical Laboratory (Metlab), constructed the first atomic pile in a graphite-moderated nuclear reactor.
By the 1950s, the Texas fair was installing a monorail, and the Indiana fair was displaying a replica of an atomic pile at an exhibit of nuclear energy.
Reines, and their associates have definitely observed neutrinos in the products of the Savannah River, South Carolina, atomic pile of the Atomic Energy Commission.
His magnificent set of prints from 1970, Zero Energy Atomic Pile, seems extraordinarily prophetic of the internet with its indiscriminate, democratic conflation of cuttingedge technology and simple-minded popular culture.