When did the atomic bomb created?
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Bombs actually began way back in the Chinese age when the Chinese began using fireworks as mobile artillery.
Can't see how it did directly, but I suppose you could say that the Manhattan Project spawned the nuclear industry, and nuclear power does not produce exhaust gases like fossil fuels do. Nuclear is cleaner in some ways, but one must recognise that it also does produce very dangerous waste. This can …be contained though, it doesn't pollute the evironment so long as it is handled carefully. (MORE)
No single person created the atomic bomb. A large number of peopleneeded to work together on different parts of the total project toproduce a workable theory and then a functional bomb. Physically the first atomic bombs were created by the ManhattanProject, based in the USA during World War 2 and st…affedprincipally by US and British scientists.. (MORE)
To save millions more lives that would have been spent in a drawn out conventional war with imperial Japan, the scientists in the United States (ahead of Nazi Germany, who was also working on the atomic bomb) created the bomb to escalate the war with Japan. They ignored the first bomb dropped on Hir…oshima, but the Empire of Japan decided they could not win and surrendered to the US shortly after a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki . (MORE)
Im not 100 per-cent sure, but it definetly was created after the world war one and two, i need a percific date, but not sure when.. will update when i know. :) Thanks! Ox . Assembled in 1945, tested July 16, 1945, used in combat August 6 and 9, 1945.
The Manhattan Project cost 2 billion dollars, this includes thecost of the two bombs used as well as the test bomb. This would beabout 23 billion US dollars today. The development and productionof the delivery device (the B-29) cost more than the ManhattanProject. The vast majority of that 2 billi…on was spent building newinfrastructure (enrichment plants, production reactors, specialchemical processing plants, etc.) not the bombs. Building the bombsthemselves was quite cheap compared to the total cost of theproject that built them. These facilities were expected to produce 23 atomic bombs for useon Japan before the end of 1945 and continue producing atomic bombsin 1946 and later if necessary until Japan surrendered. Fortunatelythe surrender happened after only the first two had been used as itmight have been impossible to meet the planned production schedule.By October one of the Hanford production reactors had to beshutdown for unanticipated repairs and the other two had to operateat very reduced power to avoid similar damage. However had the warcontinued it might have been decided that production was thepriority and all the reactors kept running until they damagedthemselves so badly they could not operate anymore! (MORE)
J. Robert Oppenheimer allowed for the fact that such a bomb existed as far back as May 10th, 1945. Remember that the Manhattan Project was undertaken using the utmost secrecy. The atomic bomb was first exploded at the top secret base of Alamogordo, NM on July 16th, 1945. The bomb was first used in w…arfare at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan in August 1945. . Compliments of www.manuscriptex.com (MORE)
Answer . An Atomic explosion occurs from the process of nuclear fission. This is where the nucleus of an atom(the part of the the atom which contains protons and neutrons? is split. This causes neutrons to travel at high speeds, sending theme crashing in to the nucleus of other atoms, repeating …the process. The release of the neutrons generates an amount of force, the explosion of one atom is about enough to move a grain of sand. The huge chain reacton of all these atoms multiply together, creating a large explosion. Einstein figured out that energy and mass, like an atom, are related in his famous equation, Energy=mass x the speed of light squared(E=mc 2 ). Basically, Atomic Bombs genereate their large explosions because of the large amounts of energy released during the chain reactions that occur during nuclear fission. (MORE)
Read Richard Rhode's book: The Making of the Atomic Bomb , it will explain it in much greater detail than anyone here could.
The Manhattan Project , a project involving hundreds of scientists, hundreds of engineers, thousands of technicians, and tens of thousands of workers of many types (who had no idea what they were building - including my grandfather who did construction at Hanford... and even after the war ended and… it was in the papers he never realized what he did - he was always baffled at how much perfectly good equipment they just dumped in deep trenches and buried all the time during the war !). (MORE)
The bomb was not made in 1939. It was made in 1945 at the end of WW2. Oppenheimer did not make the bomb, a very large group of scientists and technicians made the bomb. Oppenheimer was the civilian head of the group. That is analogous to saying that a single person invented the rocket that took men …to the moon. (MORE)
Albert Einstein had almost nothing to do with creating atomic bombs, and he opposed using it.. The Manhattan Project had over 50,000 people employed in the task.
The US built it, but was not quite a superpower at the time. The USand USSR became superpowers a few years after the war.
Find these three; PANIC IN YEAR ZERO ON THE BEACH THE DAY AFTER There is also an instructional movie I saw in Meadow bank TechnicalCollege about a medium sized hydrogen bomb dropped on London orsimilar and the death tolls, injuries, and peculiar mental effectof being where an atomic bomb has fallen.… I can extend this answera bit and say if your Government is not building deep missileshelters you ought to be prepared to pay a bit more tax with yourindulgence to whatever Government is in power to have deep missileshelters. You need to get very deep underground with a lot lesswarning than the British had of slow old German bombers on the way.If you are lucky you got one second to open the hatch and JUMP toget enough underground not to be vaporized and nothing will saveyou unless you go a couple of miles straight down. -------------------------- Day One , with David Strathairn as Openheimer, andBrian Dennehy as Groves is a good movie if you can find it. (MORE)
i cannot say as that depends on the details of its design, which vary significantly from bomb to bomb. however i can say that energy release and power generated are both directly proportional to yield.
The Manhattan Project.\n. \nThis wasn't really a secret code word, it comes from an Army practice of naming a project after its headquarters, which at the time the project started were in Manhattan in New York City.
It was the Manhattan Project that saw the U.S. build, test and deploy nuclear weapons for the first time in the history of mankind. A link can be found below.
It didn't take 1 day to make the atomic bomb, it took most of WW2 for the US to create it with testings.
that was not necessary, he already wanted to help. however withoutgeneral groves assistance he might never have even been on theproject, his brother and wife were registered communists and he hadparticipated in communist activities in the 1930s. neither the FBInor army intelligence trusted him and n…either wanted to grant himthe clearance needed to work on the project. groves overrode themboth and ordered them to grant the clearance. (MORE)
to wipe out cities like hiroshima. to prove that Americans were better, and show that America had the nuclear power first.
In a classical context, yes - an atomic bomb releases more energy than could by liberated through exothermic chemical reactions, and therefore the energy could be said to be created, since the classical law of energy conservation is violated. . In a quantum context, no - an atomic bomb converts pote…ntial energy, stored as mass in the nucleus of an atom, into kinetic thermal energy. (MORE)
Since the beginning of time man has found new and better ways of extinguishing his enemy. When OG came out with the first rock to throw, Mog found a way to throw it with a string and kill faster and better. Airplanes became the latest fashion in killing machines in WW1. In WW2 we created the atom…ic bomb. This became the first clear evidence that we were indeed ready to kill off the entire species if we were not careful. The bomb is a terrible device, no questions asked. It is capable of mass destruction on a scale few can really imagine. Unlike previous weapons, this one kills large areas very well. The bomb certainly saved lives overall, but at a terrible cost to Japan. (MORE)
Robert Oppenheimer was the chief scientist of the US development of atomic weapons. Thousands of people worked on the bomb in various capacities
Atomic bombs are a perfect example of a nuclear reaction thatcauses massive destruction. Atom bombs have a power equivalent tomillions of tons of ordinary explosive. The temperatures of fusionnuclear explosions can go up into the millions of kelvin.
hi if your cheating and in Mrs Welling's class then it is in the lesson but here you go atomic or nuclear
No. The first atomic bombs were created by the US Army Corps of Engineers, under the cover name of the Manhattan Project, during World War II. Some of the uranium ore which was refined into nuclear explosives for the bombs may have come from Canada.
On August 2, 1939, just before the beginning of World War II, Albert Einstein wrote to then President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Einstein and several other scientists told Roosevelt of efforts in Nazi Germany to purify uranium-235, which could be used to build an atomic bomb. It was shortly thereafter t…hat the United States Government began the serious undertaking known then only as "The Manhattan Project." Simply put, the Manhattan Project was committed to expediting research that would produce a viable atomic bomb. Making Enriched Uranium The most complicated issue to be addressed in making of an atomic bomb was the production of ample amounts of "enriched" uranium to sustain a chain reaction. At the time, uranium-235 was very hard to extract. In fact, the ratio of conversion from uranium ore to uranium metal is 500:1. Compounding this, the one part of uranium that is finally refined from the ore is over 99% uranium-238, which is practically useless for an atomic bomb. To make the task even more difficult, the useful U-235 and nearly useless U-238 are isotopes, nearly identical in their chemical makeup. No ordinary chemical extraction method could separate them; only mechanical methods could work. A massive enrichment laboratory/plant was constructed at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Harold Urey and his colleagues at Columbia University devised an extraction system that worked on the principle of gaseous diffusion, and Ernest Lawrence (inventor of the Cyclotron) at the University of California in Berkeley implemented a process involving magnetic separation of the two isotopes. Next, a gas centrifuge was used to further separate the lighter U-235 from the heavier, non-fissionable U-238. Once all of these procedures had been completed, all that needed to be done was to put to the test the entire concept behind atomic fission ("splitting the atom," in layman's terms). Robert Oppenheimer - Manhattan Project Over the course of six years, from 1939 to 1945, more than $2 billion was spent during the history of the Manhattan Project. The formulas for refining uranium and putting together a working atomic bomb were created and seen to their logical ends by some of the greatest minds of our time. Chief among the people who unleashed the power of the atom was Robert Oppenheimer, who oversaw the project from conception to completion. Testing The Gadget aka Atomic Bomb Finally, the day came when all at Los Alamos would find out if "The Gadget" (code-named as such during its development) was going to be the colossal dud of the century or perhaps an end to the war. It all came down to a fateful morning in midsummer, 1945. At 5:29:45 (Mountain War Time) on July 16, 1945, in a white blaze that stretched from the basin of the Jemez Mountains in northern New Mexico to the still-dark skies, "The Gadget" ushered in the Atomic Age. The light of the explosion then turned orange as the atomic fireball began shooting upwards at 360 feet per second, reddening and pulsing as it cooled. The characteristic mushroom cloud of radioactive vapor materialized at 30,000 feet. Beneath the cloud, all that remained of the soil at the blast site were fragments of jade green radioactive glass created by the heat of the reaction. The brilliant light from the detonation pierced the early morning skies with such intensity that residents from a faraway neighboring community would swear that the sun came up twice that day. Even more astonishing is that a blind girl saw the flash 120 miles away. Upon witnessing the explosion, its creators had mixed reactions. Isidor Rabi felt that the equilibrium in nature had been upset as if humankind had become a threat to the world it inhabited. Robert Oppenheimer, though ecstatic about the success of the project, quoted a remembered fragment from the Bhagavad Gita. "I am become Death," he said, "the destroyer of worlds." Ken Bainbridge, the test director, told Oppenheimer, "Now we're all sons of bitches." After viewing the results several participants signed petitions against loosing the monster they had created, but their protests fell on deaf ears. The Jornada del Muerto of New Mexico would not be the last site on planet Earth to experience an atomic explosion. Key Staff - Manhattan Project Scientists Who Invented the Atomic Bomb under the Manhattan Project: Robert Oppenheimer, David Bohm, Leo Szilard, Eugene Wigner, Otto Frisch, Rudolf Peierls, Felix Bloch, Niels Bohr, Emilio Segre, James Franck, Enrico Fermi, Klaus Fuchs and Edward Teller. (MORE)
The scientists of the Manhatten Project. Chiefly, J Robert Oppenhiemer as the scientific director of the project.
no, he spent the entire war in the army air force. he knew nothingof the atomic bomb until it was used.
known spys were: . klaus fuchs . ted hall . david greenglass there may have been others.
As best as I know this would still be classified as Top Secret - Q.
The bomb design was done by a team of physicists lead by Dr. Oppenheimer, the leading physicist of the group. The bomb was built and parts of it all over the country and Canada. Radioactive material was gleaned in Hanford, Washington, the assembly was done in Alamogordo, New Mexico and parts were ma…de in Canada. There were other contributors to the making of the bombs. The entire project was called the Manhattan Project. You can read more about it on the related link below. (MORE)
The US government, through a program called the Manhattan Project, which involved several thousand people.
Albert Einstein did not create the atomic bomb. The atomic bomb was invented by a group of scientists in the United States. The majority of the research and testing went on at the weapons research and design laboratory at Los Alamos, New Mexico. Einstein did, however, send a letter to president Roos…evelt encouraging the United States to begin research on an atomic weapon, and many of Einstein's theories went into the creation of it. . The atomic bomb was not invented in the US, it was invented in London, England in 1933 by Leo Szilard and patented by him in 1934. However it took 12 more years, many scientists & engineers & technicians, and an enormous investment in new industrial infrastructure before the first atomic bombs could be built. (MORE)
None. The Japanese were just about to surrender until the United States announced they were bombing Japan, the Japanese asked that they only didn't bomb their former capital Kobe. The Americans followed their wish but still bombed Nagasaki an Hiroshima.
Research in the US and Britain started as early as 1939. Real work started when the US Army was entrusted organising the Manhattan Project, starting in 1942. The first test of a bomb, code named Trinity, was 16 July 1945.
While there is no perfect defense against the atomic bomb, the US has at least attempted to create antimissile defense systems that can shoot down missiles before they arrive in the US with nuclear bombs. The only real defense is to keep them from arriving.
To destroy its enemies in order to end WW2, without it the war would have gone on a lot longer and more lives would have been lost.
Leo Szilard invented the atomic bomb in 1933, but no one person can be credited with creating it. Remember the US spent $2,000,000,000 on constructing and operating the huge industrial infrastructure needed to build them before a single bomb could be built!
A man named Enrico Fermi. Enrico Fermi was a member of the scientific team that was working on the Manhattan Project.
Actually it was a Jewish scientist who fled the Nazis with a team of scientists and physicists. He name was Robert Oppenheimer.
No, nuclear fission operates all nuclear reactors. If they are power plant reactors it is used to generate electricity.
Einstein had no direct involvement in the building of the first atomic bombs. Although Einstein's theories formed the basis of the physics involved in creating them, it was primarily Oppenheimer and Fermi that lead the team that actually designed and built the weapons.
Reading Richard Rhodes books: The Making of the Atomic Bomb and Dark Sun will help you understand this.
Once the uranium and the plutonium were properly understood, the bombs were created and in the testing they knew they got the atomic bomb.
Yes he did, Hitler and the Nazis along with many scientists including Albert Einstein did design the Atomic Bombs which was used by the US onto Japan but Germany was only near in starting production of the Atomic Bombs. When the US invaded Germany they sent the plans straight back to the US so that …their scientists can start the final modifications then produce some Bombs. See related link below (MORE)
Plutonium was used in the first A-bomb, the Trinity test of July16, 1945. Uranium, more specifically ore highly-enriched in U-235, was usedto create the "Little Boy" bomb dropped on Hiroshima (August 6,1945). The "Fat Man" dropped on Nagasaki (August 9, 1945) wasanother plutonium "implosion" bomb wi…th about 40% higher yield thanLittle Boy. Plutonium became the typical fissile element infission-fusion bombs. (MORE)
That is not how atomic bombs work, atoms are not "smackedtogether". In fission bombs a neutron chain reaction triggers an exponentiallyaccelerating fission rate leading to an explosion. In fusion bombs x-rays compress and heat hydrogen triggeringthermonuclear fusion leading to an explosion.
The mushroom cloud of the highest yield nuclear explosion (i.e. the51 megaton Soviet Tsar Bomba in 1961) was about 40 miles tall. Lower yield explosions will have mushroom clouds that are not thattall. The bombs used in World War 2 had mushroom clouds roughly 6miles tall. Very low yields can have mu…shroom clouds less than athousand feet tall. (MORE)
He was warned in the Einstein-Szilard letter of 1939 that NaziGermany was probably already working on atomic bombs and the damagethey could do.