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Atomic Bomb

On August 2, 1939 Albert Einstein wrote to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This was right before the start of World War 2. In this letter Einstein and several other scientists told Roosevelt of the efforts Hitler was making to purify U-235 in which he hoped to make an . This is when the United ...

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Mahatma Gandhi

  "Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever walked upon this earth in flesh and blood". -Albert Einstein   Throughout history most national heroes have been warriors, ...

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Mahatma Gandhi

“Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever walked upon this earth in flesh and blood”. -Albert Einstein Throughout history most national heroes have been warriors, but Gandhi was a passive and peaceful preacher of morals, ethics, and beliefs. He was an outsider who ...

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Atoms

How many times can one cut a piece of gold in half? A Greek philosopher named Democritus was the first in a long line of scientists and mathematicians to try to answer this very difficult question. Around 450 BC, Democritus stated that all mater was composed of particles that he called atomos ...

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Manhattan Project

Thesis: The research for the first Atomic bomb was done in the United States, by a group of the best scientists; this research was given the name of "The ". On Monday July 16th, 1945, a countdown for the detonation of the first atomic bomb took place near Los Alamos, New Mexico. This ...

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The Atomic Bomb

The year was 1945. The war in the Pacific had reached it's climax with the attack on Pearl Harbor, or so the world thought! In 1943 a new era was just being discovered when Albert Einstein had uncovered a new way of destroying things. One so powerful it could wipe out entire cities in seconds. ...

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Atomic Bomb

It was during the Second World War that the United States became a world power, thanks in a large part to its monopoly on atomic weapons. The is a weapon with great explosive power that results form the sudden release of energy upon the splitting, or fission of the nuclei of such heavy elements ...

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Hiroshima, The World Is No Lon

Ideas of creating this first nuclear fusion reaction had been around for quite some time. Wanting to explore new levels of advancement in science technology were scientist all around the world, working to create, what was termed “Nuclear Fusion”. There had been a few attempts at making, if ...

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Atomic Bomb

On the morning of August 6, 1945, the first in history was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days later, a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. Soon after, on August 14, 1945, the Japanese abruptly surrendered, abandoning their ancient customs regarding honor in war. The fact ...

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Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac

"Physical Laws should have mathematical beauty." This statement was Dirac's response to the question of his philosophy of physics, posed to him in Moscow in 1955. He wrote it on a blackboard that is still preserved today.[1] Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (1902-1984), known as P. A. M. Dirac, was ...

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Leonard Bernstein

was born in Lawrenceville, Massachusettes on August 25, 1918. He was the first born child of Samuel and Jennie Bernstein, who lived in Boston, but had gone to Lawrenceville to visit some relatives. Bernstein's parents had little knowledge of, or interest in classical music. The only records ...

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Leonardo as a Scientist

Leonardo da Vinci was a genius who, driven by his almost haunting curiosity, set out on a mission of observing, analyzing the world. Although he is also a gifted artist, a ground breaking inventor, he should be most credited for his exceptional brilliance in science, which, in a way, might even be ...

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The Story of My Life

Events that have influenced my life. The events that have had an influence in my life are I have passed level four in swimming; and I am now trying to pass level five. I am level three in piano soon will be level four and I have a very nice private piano teacher; she likes me very much and all ...

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Atomic Bomb

Thesis: The research for the first Atomic bomb was done in the United States, by a group of the best scientists; this research was given the name of “The Manhattan Project”. On Monday July 16th, 1945, a countdown for the detonation of the first atomic bomb took place near Los Alamos, New ...

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Wave-Particle Duality

The study of the nature of light is an important research area in modern physics. Many, including the theoretical physicist Albert Einstein, have contributed to theories involving light. Of these, the wave-particle duality is arguably the most strange and noteworthy concept in the field. ...

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Steven Hawking

Steven Hawking Steven Hawking is mostly known for his work in physics, however, his work has affected biology and other areas of science as well. Steven Hawking is also famous for having ALS. If you a picture of him you will see him in a wheel chair due to his disease. ...

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Ending The War

Brando Acevedo Mr. Hayword Friday, May 04, 2012 Ending the War It was the last days of World War II. The data shows that the United States did not want to risk millions of American solders' lives by invading Japan. They had to come up with an alternative way to end the war as quick as ...

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Niels Bohr

NIELS BOHR ENG 101 MICROSOFT WORD PROJECT 19.07.2012 SENA YILDIZ / 2010102084 / PEDU * * * TABLE OF CONTENTS A. TABLE OF FIGURES 2 B. BIOGRAPHY 3 I. Early Years 3 II. Physics 3 III. Manhattan Project 4 BIOGRAPHY 3 Early Years 3 Physics 3 TABLE OF FIGURES Figure 1: Niels ...

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Odysseus' Trip To The Underworld

Underworld, Hell, Hades ECT (A comparison of the underworld from The Odyssey and The Aneid.) Where one goes after death is a mystery. No scientist has proof, no Christian has proof, no ONE has any proof. All this world has is guesses, and what we are told through religious texts; and from ...

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Nuclear Energy

NUCLEAR POWER PLANT Nuclear energy is a major form of energy made from splitting an atom with a proton. One law of the universe is that energy and matter can't be created or destroyed but can change form. This means that no one can create or destroy energy because another one of the laws is ...

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