The Dream of Cheap, Clean Atomic Energy
Fundamental research for atomic technology began in the 1920s (see Figure 6.1), some six decades ago. In 1939, Professor Hahn and one of his students, Luise Meitner, found that very large amounts of energy in the form of heat were released when atomic nuclei were split.
KeywordsAtomic Bomb Atomic Reactor Uranium Oxide Fission Reactor Uranium Atom
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