03/05/2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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UC San Diego Faculty Club
“Leo Szilard: The Man Behind the Bomb”
Szilard, known as “the father of the atomic bomb,” was a key figure in
the establishment of the Manhattan Project. He eventually worked to
outlaw nuclear weapons. His second career after physics was biology, and
he spent his final days as one of the first members of the Salk
The event is free and open to the public.
The Faculty Club’s buffet lunch will be available, at the standard price,
after the talk.