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How was chemistry involved in the making of the nuclear bomb?

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2011-11-03 06:49:05
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  • Chemistry of conventional explosives used.
  • Uranium chemistry for making yellowcake, hex, etc.
  • Plutonium chemistry for separating it from chopped up fuel pellets.
  • Electroplating chemistry for coating Uranium and Plutonium with Nickel.
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