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Stories by Waldemar Kaempffert


Atomic Energy—is it Nearer?

Some weeks ago the scientific world was most agreeably surprised when word was flashed across the Atlantic that two young English physicists, Dr. J. D. Cockcroft and Dr. E. T. S. Walton, working in the Cavendish Laboratory of Physics at Cambridge, had split the atom, effected a transmutation of elements and as a by-product had succeeded in releasing some of the higher intra-atomic energy concerning which a great deal has been prophesied during the past three decades...

August 1, 1932 — Waldemar Kaempffert
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