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Nuclear Reaction: Fission

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This video segment adapted from FRONTLINE introduces the research that led to the first atomic bomb and, later, to nuclear energy production. The narration ...

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©1997 WGBH Educational Foundation. All rights reserved.

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FRONTLINE: "Nuclear Reaction"


Adapted from FRONTLINE: "Nuclear Reaction". A FRONTLINE coproduction with the Palfreman Film Group, Inc. Footage courtesy of National Archives & Universal News and U.S. Department of Energy, Argonne National Lab.

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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation

Funder: National Science Foundation

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation