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Posts tagged world war ii

June 29, 2010

 

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Henry Ford And His Soybean Car

You may have heard about Henry Ford's "soy car." Did this car exist? How did the soy car work?

February 6, 2007

 

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Tanks, Guns, and Sulfa Powder

Find out how this early antibacterial drug helped the American troops in WWII.

May 20, 2005

 

Heimlich

You probably know about the Heimlich Maneuver, but who, or what, is Heimlich? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Submarine

Ever wonder how submarines rise and sink so quickly? Find out on today's Moment of Science!

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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