Why Did We Make The Atomic Bomb?
Rhodes is renowned as the Pulitzer Prize – winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb as well as dozens of other non-fiction ... nine months before the beginning of the Second World War. It was a discovery that in the long run would sharply limit ...
Sold! Nobel Prize for Neutron Discovery Auctioned for $329,000
The 1935 Nobel Prize in physics that was awarded to English scientist James Chadwick for his discovery of the ... and whose model of the atom (which was the first to show that much of its charge was concentrated in a nucleus) earned him a Nobel Prize ...
Periodic table gets a new element after the discovery of 'Copernicium'
The discovery and naming of a new element is big ... The periodic table lists all the known elements of the universe by their atomic number - the number of protons in the atom's nucleus. The lightest element is hydrogen which has one electron and one ...
6 Women Scientists Who Were Snubbed Due to Sexism
Like many women scientists, Franklin was robbed of recognition ... Born in Vienna, Austria, in 1878, Lise Meitner's work in nuclear physics led to the discovery of nuclear fission—the fact that atomic nuclei can split in two. That finding laid the ...
Three first-ever atomic nuclei created at NSCL; new super-heavy aluminum isotopes may exist
reflects the excitement about the discovery. Credit: NSCL Researchers at Michigan ... it shows how much mystery remains about atomic nuclei." Particles that comprise atomic nuclei, protons and neutrons, are held together by the nuclear force.