BOOK & BOTTLE
Enrico Fermi: Voyage to a New World
A presentation by Edward A. Sierra
Thursday, March 26, 2020 – 6:00 pm
Members Free; Non-Members $5
Includes wine & cheese
RSVP Required: 631-727-2881 x100
This engaging and informative presentation on the life and work of Enrico Fermi, a world-changing Italian-American physicist, father, husband, and Nobel Prize winner, should not be missed! Learn how one of the world’s most brilliant and productive scientists led the first controlled nuclear chain reaction and what led to his discovery of nuclear reactions.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Edward A. Sierra began his career in the United States Navy. Upon completion of a two-year training program, he reported to the Electrical Division onboard the U.S.S. Billfish SSN-676, a nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine. He went on to work as a field operator at the Hope Creek Nuclear Power Station in New Jersey, and then as a nuclear reactor operator at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Sierra serves as president of the Long Island chapter of the American Nuclear Society. He has earned graduate degrees from New York Institute of Technology, Dowling College, and Marist College.