The German uranium project

  title={The German uranium project},
  author={Hans Albrecht Bethe},
  journal={Physics Today},
  • H. Bethe
  • Published 1 July 2000
  • History
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During World War II, the German atomic scientists were trying to produce electric power by creating a chain reaction in uranium. Werner Heisenberg hoped that this achievement would impress the allies if the war was lost. 
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