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The Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atom Bomb
'I am become death, destroyer of worlds.' Robert J. Oppenheimer Established in 1942 at the height of the Second World War, the Manhattan Project was a dramatic quest to beat the Nazis to a deadlyExpand
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The strath report: britain confronts the H‐Bomb, 1954–1955
Late in 1954, the British government convened a secret committee of civil servants to explore the implications of the hydrogen bomb for Britain in a nuclear war. Headed by William Strath, this smallExpand
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Prevalence and Correlates of Receiving Medical Advice to Increase Physical Activity in U.S. Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2013-2016.
INTRODUCTION National objectives recommend healthcare professionals provide physical activity advice. This study examined health and demographic characteristics associated with receipt of medicalExpand
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Plasticine and Valves: Industry, Instrumentation and the Emergence of Nuclear Physics
It is scientific lore that experimental physics before the Second World War relied on ’sealing-wax and string.’ Synonymous with small-scale, benchtop science, ’sealing-wax and string’ featureExpand
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William Kay, Samuel Devons and memories of practice in Rutherford's Manchester laboratory
  • Jeff Hughes
  • Art
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society
  • 20 March 2008
In 1956 and 1957, Samuel Devons FRS, Langworthy Professor of Physics at Manchester University, recorded a series of interviews with William Kay, who had been Chief Steward of the Manchester physicsExpand
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Deconstructing the bomb: recent perspectives on nuclear history
  • Jeff Hughes
  • Political Science
  • The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 1 December 2004
John Canaday,The Nuclear Muse: Literature, Physics, and the First Atomic Bombs. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2000. Pp. xviii+310. ISBN 0-299-16854-9. £19.50. Septimus H. Paul,NuclearExpand
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1932: the annus mirabilis of nuclear physics?
The year 1932 is widely seen as a turning point in the history of nuclear physics. Read any scholarly history or popular treatment of the subject, and you will almost certainly find reference to aExpand
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