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Well

we all know they are called fermi, is this because of Enrico Fermi? The guy who developed the first nuclear reactor?

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post #2 of 11
They were probably named after Fermi, yes.
    
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The only reason I got to that was because I was reading about Freeman Dyson.
post #4 of 11
I think I read that somewhere on here.
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post #5 of 11
They were named after him because they run as hot as nuclear reactors.
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post #6 of 11
Look at the Nvidia card generations names. Just in recent memory they have Tesla, fermi, next gen is Kepler, and then Maxwell after that.
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post #7 of 11
Quote:
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They were named after him because they run as hot as nuclear reactors.
Hohoho
    
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i actually realized this after i watched an episode of Just Shoot Me! and one of the characters on the show answered Fermi to a science question. i then went online and googled Fermi and found out about Enrico Fermi, and put the pieces together. i went like this: :O
 
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
They were named after him because they run as hot as nuclear reactors.
LOLZ you beat me to it!!
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This is new.
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