# Mathematician:Nicholas Constantine Metropolis

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## Mathematician

Greek-American physicist who worked on the first nuclear reactors

One of the members of the original staff of fifty scientists working at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: June 11, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
- 1923: BSc in physics from the Unversity of Chicago
- 1941: PhD in physics from the Unversity of Chicago
- 1943: Started working at Los Alamos
- Died: October 17, 1999 in Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

## Theorems and Inventions

## Publications

- 1970:
*Statistical Study of Digits of Some Square Roots of Integers in Various Bases*(*Math. Comp.***Vol. 24**: 455 – 473) (with W.A. Beyer and J.R. Neergaard) www.jstor.org/stable/2004493