TITLE

A lecture on bomb physics: February 1942

AUTHOR(S)
Heisenberg, Werner; Cassidy, David
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
Physics Today;Aug95, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a lecture delivered in 1942 to top German research officials demonstrating that Werner Heisenberg understood, several years before the end of World War II, the basics of obtaining fissile materials for an atomic bomb. Uranium fission; Need for a nuclear reactor; Obtaining of exlities in Rochester and NRL. France's planned indirect drive facilities.
ACCESSION #
9508214039

 

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