Saturday, May 18, 2024

Fission trip – how scientists captured and unleashed the power of nuclear physics

Emily Conover takes us on a fascinating examination of the history of nuclear physics in ScienceNews. “The neutron and positron were both found in laboratories that are small in comparison with today’s, and each discovery was attributed to a single physicist, relatively soon after the particles had been proposed,” Conover writes. “Those discoveries kicked off frantic developments that seemed to roll in one after another.”

 

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/physics-atom-matter-particle-nuclear-power-neutron

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