Klára Dán von Neumann enters the Netherworld of computer simulations and postwar Los Alamos National...
KATIE HAFNER: I'm Katie Hafner, and this is Lost Women of Science, where we unearth the stories of scientists who haven't gotten the recognition they deserve.
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KATIE HAFNER: KlÃ¡ri even wrote the first ever report on Monte Carlo computer simulations.
KATIE HAFNER: During the third run, KlÃ¡ri trained some new recruits.
KATIE HAFNER: The couples phenomenonThis was a common way women got jobs: teaming up with their spouses.
KATIE HAFNER: Coming up, KlÃ¡ri's last big computer run.
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KATIE HAFNER: In the first three Monte Carlo runs, KlÃ¡ri had been working on simulations for weapons that relied on fission, the process we described earlier.
KATIE HAFNER: As the field started to professionalize, KlÃ¡ri's coding work started to taper off.
KATIE HAFNER: Over the year and a half between Johnny's diagnosis and his death, KlÃ¡ri was his unflagging caregiver.