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There was a physicist by the name of Enrico Fermi. He was one of the scientists who helped begin the Manhattan Project, which developed the atomic bomb. When the first bomb was test detonated at Trinity Site, White Sands Missile Range, near Alamogordo, NM, Enrico Fermi was there. He tore a piece of paper up into confetti, and when the shock wave hit, he dropped the confetti. By watching how far the shock wave moved the bits of…


Added by Mike Donald on April 11, 2012 at 2:01pm — 3 Comments

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