Leo Szilard

Leo Szilard

Leo Szilard (Hungarian-born American physicist) conceived the nuclear chain reaction, the nuclear reactor, and wrote the letter suggesting the Manhattan Project, which Einstein signed. After being diagnosed with bladder cancer, he designed his own radiation therapy which led to a full recovery.

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