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Posts tagged atom bomb

April 13, 2009

 

Meteor rock from space

Bombed from Space

As a meteor passes into Earth's atmosphere it experiences tremendous air resistance on its front end, but very little on its back end.

September 27, 2003

 

A-bomb

To create a bomb based on nuclear fission, the scientists working on the top secret Manhattan Project had to find fissionable fuel. They settled on enriched uranium.

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