TITLE

Day one in a chain reaction

AUTHOR(S)
Budiansky, Stephen; Geier, Thom
PUB. DATE
October 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/25/93, Vol. 115 Issue 16, 60th anniversary p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the experiment by University of Chicago scientists in 1942 designed to prove the transmutation of atoms could yield fabulous amounts of energy. The Met Lab scientists' work on the fission of a uranium atom; The unknowns of the experiment; The experiment conducted on December 2, 1942.
ACCESSION #
9310197728

 

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