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Louis Slotin

AKA Louis Alexander Slotin

Born: 1-Dec-1910
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died: 30-May-1946
Location of death: Los Alamos, NM
Cause of death: Accident - Misc [1]
Remains: Buried, Shaarey Zedek Cemetery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Physicist, Chemist

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Died tickling the dragon's tail


[1] Severe radiation sickness, caused by 2100 rems of neutron and gamma rays.

Father: Israel Slotin
Mother: Sonya Slotin
Brother: Sam
Sister: Bertha

    University: BS, University of Manitoba (1932)
    University: MS, University of Manitoba (1933)
    University: PhD Physical Chemistry, King's College London (1936)
    Scholar: University of Chicago (1937)

    Manhattan Project
    Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Naturalized US Citizen 1946
    Radiation Mishap Los Alamos National Laboratory (21-May-1946)
    Asteroid Namesake 12423 Slotin
    Russian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry


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