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Atomic Bomb Discuss this eTheme

Learn about the power of splitting an atom and the atomic bomb. Find out how detection of x-ray led to the discovery of radiation and creating thermonuclear fission. Learn how one of the greatest discoveries of humanity was used against it. Find out about events leading to the construction of the first atomic weapons, the Manhattan Project, people involved, bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and its consequences. Includes photographs, photocopies of historical secret documents, nuclear fission animations, audio and video files. There is a link to eThemes Resources on Manhattan Project and the U.S. President Harry S. Truman.

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  • 6,
  • 7,
  • 8,
  • 9

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Created: April 13, 2005 at 11:46 | Updated: March 11, 2013 at 15:22