CORC 3308 The Making of the Atomic Bomb

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CC 30.08.
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3 hours; 3 credits

The history of the development of the atomic bomb. The scientific breakthroughs of the first half of the 20th century that led to it. The political context in which the bomb developed. The personal stories of the leading scientists involved. The moral issues arising from the development and use of the bomb. Satisfies Pathways College Option requirement.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.


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