Who came up with the word atomic bomb?

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The science fiction writer H. G. Wells in 1914 in his novel The World Set Free.
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Who came up with the term atom?

The Greek philosopher Democritus is credited with inventing the word atom. The work part 'tom' means to 'cut' and can be found in words like tomohawk and appendectomy. The pre

How atomic bomb came into existence?

The story is long and complicated, too long to do justice to ithere. I suggest reading Richard Rhodes' book The Making of theAtomic Bomb .

How did the atomic bomb blow up?

The atomic bomb is made in two hemispheres or in one piece with holes. When the two hemispheres brought together or the holes compressed the total mass arrives the critical ma

What makes up an atom bomb?

An atomic fission bomb consists of: . arming mechanism . fusing mechanism . rapid assembly mechanism . fissile material . neutron source mechanism An atomic fusion b
In Japan in WW2

Who came up with the idea to bomb Tokyo?

The first raid on Tokyo, the Doolittle Raid of 18 April 1942, was planned and led by Lieutenant Colonel James "Jimmy" Doolittle, USAAF. It acted as a U.S. retaliation after th
In Japan in WW2

What man came up with the idea with the atomic bomb?

No one man came up with the idea alone. However there is a letter written by Einstein to Roosevelt in the Bradbury Science Museum in Los Alamos, NM where Einstein introduces t
In Military Awards and Medals

What came first the atom bomb or the Medal of Honor?

The first Medal of Honor was awarded on March 25, 1863. The first atom bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945 in the Jornadadel Muerto in New Mexico on the top of a 100 foot tall
In Atoms and Atomic Structure

When did they came up the theory of atoms?

The pre-modern idea of atomic theory was proposed by Greek thinkers like Democritus, Leucippus, and the Epicureans, which would have been at about 500 to 300 BC.