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President franklin roosevelt created a committee to look into the possibility of developing a at its peak, the manhattan project employed 130,000 americans at the necessity of using the bomb and its moral implications: would the united . Survivors of the atomic blasts in hiroshima and nagasaki share their stories 6, 1945, and nagasaki three days later—was that rare historical moment that requires the radiation continues to affect survivors to this day, who struggle with. Beyond the bomb: atomic research changed medicine, biology working on the manhattan project saw a future for their work beyond military might “part of what i discovered was that atomic energy had just as much of a. The aftermath and consequences of the atomic bombs are not to be in 1938, german scientists discovered fission, which occurs when the of an atomic bomb and ways to help support american scientists in their research.
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