Szilard, Leo

 (1898–1964) Hungarian-born American physicist.

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  • SZILARD, LEO — (1898–1964), Hungarian physicist and extraordinary polymath. He was born in Budapest and studied at the Minta School and at Budapest Technical University (1916–19). His engineering course was disrupted by World War I service in the Austro… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Szilard , Leo — (1898–1964) Hungarian–American physicist Szilard, the son of an architect, studied engineering in his native city of Budapest before moving to the University of Berlin where he began the study of physics and obtained his doctorate in 1922. He… …   Scientists

  • Szilard, Leo — SUBJECT AREA: Weapons and armour [br] b. 11 February 1898 Budapest, Hungary d. 30 May 1964 La Jolla, California, USA [br] Hungarian (naturalized American in 1943) nuclear and biophysicist. [br] The son of an engineer, Szilard, after service in… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Szilard, Leo — born Feb. 11, 1898, Budapest, Hung., Austria Hungary died May 30, 1964, La Jolla, Calif., U.S. Hungarian born U.S. physicist. He taught at the University of Berlin (1922–33), then fled to England (1934–37) and the U.S., where he worked at the… …   Universalium

  • Szilard,Leo — Szi·lard (zĭlʹərd, zə lärdʹ), Leo. 1898 1964. Hungarian born American physicist and biologist. A member of the Manhattan Engineering Project, he helped develop the first atomic bomb. Szilard was later opposed to the construction and use of all… …   Universalium

  • Szilard, Leo — (1898 1964)    American physicist of Hungarian origin. He studied at the University of Berlin. With the rise of Nazism, he went to England and worked at Oxford University. He then went to the US. From 1960 he was professor at the Enrico Fermi… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Szilard, Leo — (11 feb. 1898, Budapest, Hungría, Austria Hungría–30 may. 1964, La Jolla, Cal., EE.UU.). Físico estadounidense nacido en Hungría. Enseñó en la Universidad de Berlín (1922–33), luego huyó a Inglaterra (1934–37) y a EE.UU., donde trabajó en la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Leo Szilard — Leó Szilárd 1916 im Alter von 18 Jahren Leó Szilárd (* 11. Februar 1898 in Budapest; † 30. Mai 1964 in La Jolla, Kalifornien) war ein ungarisch deutsch amerikanischer Physiker und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leó Szilárd — (11 de febrero de 1898 30 de mayo de 1964) fue un físico judío húngaro estadounidense que trabajó en el Proyecto Manhattan. Nació en Budapest y murió en La Jolla, California …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leo Szilard — Leó Szilárd Leó Szilárd en 1916 Leó Szilárd (11 février 1898 à Budapest– 30 mai 1964 à La Jolla en Californie) était un physicien hungaro américain. Parmi les premiers à envisager les applications miltaires de l énergie… …   Wikipédia en Français

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