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  • Julius Robert Oppenheimer And The Atomic Bomb
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    Julius Robert Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb. Robert Oppenheimer was a brilliant physicist and known as the "Father of the Atomic Bomb". A charismatic leader of rare good qualities and commonplace flaws, Oppenheimer brought an uncommon sensibility to research, teaching, and government science. After help creating the atomic bomb with the Manhattan Project he was banned from the U.S. Government during the McCarthy Trials. He opposed the idea of stockpiling nuclear weapons and was deemed a securi...
  • Manhattan Project
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    This was the basis for the atomic bomb. Throughout this research paper, I will trace the history of the atomic bomb. In addition, who was involved and why, what happened in this event, and explain the impact that it had on the world. After Einstein predicted, that mass could be converted into energy. This was confirmed experimentally by John D. Cockcroft and Ernest Walton. Physicists from 1939 onward conducted much research to find answers to questions as how many neutrons were emitted in each f...
  • First Hand The Destruction Of The Bomb
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    Hiroshima is a book about human existence. There is several main characters in the book. The book goes through each of the persons lives from the day the Atom bomb was dropped until approximately one year later. The characters range from a clerk that works in a tin factory, a Dr. that owns his own hospital, a tailors widow, a German priest, another young doctor that is a member of a hospitals surgical staff and, a Reverend. Each of these people dislike the Americans that their country is at war ...
  • Atomic Bomb Over The City Of Hiroshima
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    The Atomic Bomb and its Effects on Post-World War II American Literature Rob GioielliMrs. McFarlanSenior English 6 Dec. 1994 Gioielli 1 Rob GioielliMrs. McFarlanSenior English 6 Dec. 1994 Then a tremendous flash of light cut across the sky. Mr. Tani moto has a distinct recollection that it traveled from east to west, from the city toward the hills. It seemed like a sheet of sun. John Hersey, from Hiroshima, pp. 8 On August 6, 1945, the world changed forever. On that day the United States of Amer...
  • Japanese Victims Of The Atomic Bomb
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    Racist propaganda is often misunderstood by humans alike. People frequently throw the words around without knowing their true meaning. The term is composed of two separate words; racist and propaganda. Racist is defined as one race being superior to another. Propaganda is the widespread, systematic distribution of information intended to help or injure and institution, a cause, or a person. The two of these together are used in a very clever manner. The most common use of racist propaganda is du...
  • Bombing Of Japanese Cities
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    At 8: 15 am on August 6, 1945, approximately 300 to 500 feet above the highly populated city of Hiroshima Japan, the first atomic bomb ever used in warfare was detonated. Only minutes later 60,000 to 100,000 people were dead, most were vaporized leaving only an eerie shadow of carbon behind. In the year and months that followed hundreds of thousands of people died of radiation poisoning and radiation provoked disease. Children born in months immediately following the bombing were occasionally bo...
  • Atomic Bomb On Japanese Cities In August
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    When the atomic bomb went off over Hiroshima on Aug. 6th, 1945, 70,000 lives were ended in a flash. To the American people who were weary from the long and brutal war, such a drastic measure seemed a necessary, even righteous way to end the madness that was World War II. However, the madness had just begun. That August morning was the day that heralded the dawn of the nuclear age, and with it came more than just the loss of lives. According to Archibald MacLeish, a U.S. poet, "What happened at H...
  • Atomic Bomb Over The City Of Hiroshima
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    On August 6, 1945, the world changed forever. On that day the United States of America detonated an atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima. Never before had mankind seen anything like. Here was something that was slightly bigger than an ordinary bomb, yet could cause infinitely more destruction. It could rip through walls and tear down houses like the devils wrecking ball. In Hiroshima it killed 100,000 people, most non-military civilians. Three days later in Nagasaki it killed roughly 40,000. T...
  • Exposure To The Atomic Bomb
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    The Atomic Bomb Kaboom! In an instant two kilometers of a thriving downtown city are leveled. At the hypocenter the pressure exceeds thirty-five tons per square meter and the air is swirling at four hundred forty meters per second. The above is an accurate description of the destruction that that took place inside the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. The twentieth century was a period in which great advances were made in terms of technology. Perhaps the greatest advancements of technol...

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