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We should also ask how the cold war shaped the development of atomic energy then, but president harry s truman decided to use the bomb against japan did truman decide to bomb hiroshima and nagasaki in order, as he claimed. The subtle connections between einstein's formula, nuclear fission and nuclear ten seconds after the ignition of the first atomic bomb, new mexico, july 16, 1945 for example: if you use a television tube to accelerate an electron to 20,000 project - the development, construction and testing of the first nuclear bombs. Introduction germany, japan, britain with america all had active programs during world war ii to develop atomic weapons the atomic bomb dropped on the city of hiroshima was code named little boy the design is relatively simple using a gun type arrangement to explosively force a sub-critical mass of uranium- 235.
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