Ciro Santilli
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Head of the theoretical division at the Los Alamos Laboratory during the Manhattan Project.
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Richard Feynman was working under him there, and was promoted to team lead by him because Richard impressed Hans.
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And Hans also impressed Feynman, both were problem solvers, and liked solving mental arithmetic and numerical analysis.
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This relationship is what brought Feynman to Cornell University after World War II, Hans' institution, which is where Feynman did the main part of his Nobel prize winning work on quantum electrodynamics.
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