The discovery of nuclear fission | Atom

Scientists in the 1930's toyed with neutrons colliding with nucleai and were excited at the thought that such experiments could create new elements.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'05''
  • Broadcast year: 2007
Curriculum Connection
  • Physics

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Atom
  • Episode: The Key to the Cosmos