The Making of the Atomic Bomb Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In the first part of the book, the author discusses the biographical background and scientific accomplishments of many international scientists. Choose three scientists from the following list. Give a brief biographical sketch of the scientist, including his nationality and where he makes the discovery. Then identify what his/her scientific accomplishment is and what its importance is to the making of the atom bomb. Becquerel & the Curies; J. J. Thomson; Planck; Einstein; Rutherford; Bohr; Moseley; Meitner & Chadwick; Heisenberg & Schrödinger; and Chadwick

Essay Topic 2

Describe the development of the atomic bomb in Britain, Germany and Tokyo. What ends the development?

Essay Topic 3

Many of the scientists involved with the making of the atomic bomb in the United States are refugees from Europe. Choose three of these refugee scientists. Discuss why they leave their homeland , how they arrive in the United States and what their role is...

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