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    The two were great friends before the war. Heisenberg was a student of Bohr’s and this is where they became great friends. But their opposing views on the war lead to the break of their relationship. Heisenberg was helping the Germans, which Bohr did not like because the Germans had invaded Denmark. Then they had opposing views on the atomic bomb, which ended up switching as we found out at the end of the play. Heisenberg purposely messed up calculations so the Germans could not have an atomic bomb, knowing that Hitler was not afraid to use it to kill millions of people. Bohr originally opposed the idea of using the atomic bomb, criticizing Heisenberg for helping the Germans. But once Bohr escaped Denmark, he went to the United States to help the Allies with their atomic bomb. The war made these two scientist make tough decisions which lead to the end of their close…

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    The two sides are debating the support or fear of nuclear power plants. After the events at Fukushima, the earthquake and tsunami, the power plant sickened a lot of people due to its radiation. Professor George Monbiot and Melissa Block discuss the opinion to support nuclear power plants. He states that if so many people can die or become injured due to mining, then how is that any different than people dying or becoming sick from nuclear waste radiation? He said that coal was a bigger issue…

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    considered breakthrough warfare technology when they were introduced to the world during the 1940s. Consequently, this powerful creation also came with catastrophic results. The effects were dangerous and harmful to living things, and they are still felt to this day. This infamous event started with the Manhattan Project in New York, which was led by physicist Julius Robert Oppenheimer and General Leslie Groves. The Manhattan Project caused other mini projects around the United States to appear,…

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    One of the biggest moral conundrums in human history was the creation of the Atomic Bomb. The possibility of these weapons came into fruition soon after the discovery of nuclear fission and the potential energy that can be released. Once the thought of weaponizing this process was considered, many countries wanted to jump on its development and be the first to accomplish this feat, but like all next fields of discovery, had little understanding how to go about the process. Various trials and…

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    the begging of WWII. Once the United States entered WWII they had a lot of factories at hand to manufacture weapons for their own troop in the war. Even after WWII the military industrial complex continued creating new forms of technology and leading the United States to the moon. Three technologies created during and after WWI where the atomic bomb, pesticides, and the internet which where all originally designed for war. The atomic bomb was created by the United States government through the…

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    Einstein, a German physicist, discovered that large amounts of energy could be released from small amounts of matter. He then concluded this discovery with the equation of E=mc2, which states that energy equals mass times the speed of light squared. Due to this discovery, atomic bombs were identified as getting their explosive energy from fission reactions. Fission was discovered in December 17, 1938 by German scientist Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassman. A year later, fission was explained more in…

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    fossil fuel industry. While renewable energy sources such as solar and wind are the best long term solutions, their unreliable, inefficient, and expensive technologies make them unusable to reach the 2050 goals. To reach the desired carbon goal, countries around the world need to invest in nuclear power because it provides an efficient, sustainable, and growable future. In…

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    before the United States Army was informed about it. I influenced the beginning of the Manhattan Project by notifying President Franklin Roosevelt about the possibility of a nuclear bomb that could incinerate millions of citizens. I was informed about the newest discoveries in fission and how uranium might be used to build devastating bombs in July 1939. I instantly realized that Adolf Hitler would be absolutely unstoppable with atomic bombs. I was horrified and immediately wrote a letter to…

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    In early 1939 scientists found out that German scientists knew how to split a uranium atom, this raised fear because of the possibility that the Nazi’s could produce mass destruction with a bomb. Scientists who fled persecution, like Albert Einstein agreed to inform president Roosevelt about the dangers of atomic technology. In late 1941 the American effort to produce an atomic bomb received the name, “The Manhattan Project.” In the beginning research was conducted at Columbia University,…

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    Niels Bohr Ethics and Involvement in Manhattan Project Niels Henrik David Bohr was a Danish physicist that made numerous contributions to the study and understanding of the atomic structure and quantum theory. He was involved in the Manhattan Project that on its own have its wrong and rights. Bohr supported the peaceful implementation of atomic energy and feel open about different nation consideration to nuclear weapons. Niels Bohr was born on October 7 ,1885 he later enrolled in Copenhagen…

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