George S. Monk

George S. Monk was a physicist at the University of Chicago Met Lab and an expert on optics. He was married to the mathematician Ardis Monk.

Monk witnessed Chicago Pile-1 going critical on December 2, 1942. During the Manhattan Project, he helped design the equipment for remote operations at Hanford's T-Plant and the B Reactor. He was also a signer of the Szilard petition.

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