1 Play Advertisement The corporate name of X is inspired by the Trappist Santa Maria de la Real monastery in Arevalo in Spain. X has its roots in Framatome, which was founded in 1958 by French industrial giant The Schneider Group along with Empain, Merlin Gérin, and the American Westinghouse. In Feb, 2009, it signed an MOU with India thought to be worth 12.3 billion dollars (600 billion rupees). ID X
Compton: “The Italian navigator has landed in the New World.” Conant: “How were the natives?” Compton: “Everyone landed safe and happy.” CP-1 was built on a rackets court, under the abandoned west stands of the original Alonzo Stagg Field stadium, at the University of X. CP-1 was the first instance of what is now touted to be the answer to most of our problems.Fermi himself described the apparatus of CP-1 as "a crude pile of black bricks and wooden timbers.“ ID X, the location of CP-1.
Answer Chicago Chicago Pile – 1 : Site of the First Self Sustaining Nuclear Reaction
3 X was originally the Wickquasgeck Trail by the Native American inhabitants. The Dutch named the road "Heerestraat". In the late 19th century the widened and paved part of Bloomingdale Road was called "The Boulevard" but on February 14, 1899 the name X was extended to the whole old road. In 1891, it had the first electric marquis. ID X. Pic on the next slide
4 Writer Bill Finger said "Originally I was going to call X City 'Civic City'. Then I tried 'Capital City', then 'Coast City'. Then I flipped through the phone book and spotted the name 'X Jewelers' and said, 'That's it', X City...“ Pic on the next slide. ID X.
5 In 1933 – 2 young cartoonists called Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster – both aged 18 invented a wonderful new cartoon character. No one was interested till 1938 when Harry Donenfeldoffered Siegel and Shuster $10 a page. He also asked them to sign a rights release form which they did, thus losing the syndication, movie, radio and TV rights to their creation. Which legendary cartoon character is this ?