Uranium fission: atomic energy

United Kingdom, 1947

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Episode no. 5 of Series “Atomic physics: an historical approach”
The fission of uranium and the development of the atomic bomb. There are many shots of actual apparatus, and some animated diagrams which illustrate the principles involved in the use of the cyclotron. Rutherford is introduced to speak on different aspects of atomic research; Einstein speaks during a short interview.


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Gaumont-British Instructional






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