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History of the Atomic Bomb & The Manhattan Project

As many know, the atomic bomb has been used only twice in warfare. The first was at Hiroshima. A uranium bomb nicknamed “Little Boy” (despite weighing in at over four and a half tons) was dropped on Hiroshima August 6, 1945. 446 more words

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Half-Life Problem Set

Many thanks to 6th year CBC students for devising these problems. 384 more words

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How to See Time Travel

It’s OK to be Smart host, Joe Hanson, explains how cosmic rays appear to have a longer life than they should because they travel at a speed close to the speed of light (time dilation). 15 more words

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