David Fox lives in Providence, Rhode Island. He received a Ph.D. in mathematics and has worked on the military and civilian applications of computing, war gaming, simulations, and artificial intelligence. His father, Dr. Marvin Fox, worked at Columbia University during the Manhattan Project.
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David Fox's Timeline
1935 Dec 26th Born in New York, NY.
1942 Moved to Brookline, MA with family after his father joined the Radiation Laboratory at MIT.
1944 Returned to New York when his father joined the Manhattan Project at Columbia University.
Dimas Chavez was a young child when he moved to Los Alamos with his family in August 1943. Chavez’s father, Trinidad, joined the Zia Company at Los Alamos, where he helped construct and maintain the laboratories and facilities there.
Ellen Bradbury Reid
Ellen Bradbury Reid moved to Los Alamos in the summer of 1944 when her father was hired by Norris Bradbury to work in the high explosives division.
Sir Rudolf Peierls (1907-1995) was a German-born British physicist. In March 1940, Peierls and fellow collegue Otto Frisch co-authored the Frisch-Peierls memorandum, the first technical exposition of a practical atomic weapon.