Atomic bombs (1945)
The atomic bomb is one of the most destructive weapons in human history.
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Energy released during nuclear fission can be used for civilian or military purposes.
The process of the decay of unstable nuclei is called radioactivity.
American soldiers fought in almost all major theatres of World War II.
The ´Flying Fortress´ was developed for the United States Army Air Force by Boeing
The B-24 Liberator was an American heavy bomber aircraft, built in large numbers, that was used on every front during World War II.
Matter is made up by quarks and leptons, while interactions are carried by bosons.
Nuclear fusion will serve as an environmentally friendly and practically unlimited source of energy.
Marie Curie, the only person to win the Nobel Prize in two different sciences, is probably the most famous woman in the history of science.
The Rutherford Experiment proved the existence of positively charged atomic nuclei. The results led to the elaboration of a new atomic model.
The Vought F4U Corsair radial-engined naval fighter was one of the most prominent American aircraft of the Second World War.
This light tank was used by the Royal Hungarian Army in World War II.
The B-2 Spirit heavy stealth bomber was deployed in the Balkan war, Afghanistan and Iraq.
Nuclear power plants convert the energy released during nuclear fission into electric power.
The main protagonists of World War II were tanks.
This animation introduces the studies of astronomers and physicists whose works fundamentally changed our view of the universe.
The battleship USS Missouri, first deployed during WWII was also deployed in the Gulf War.
The V-1 flying bomb was an early pulse-jet-powered cruise missile developed in Nazi Germany and deployed in WWII.
The German liquid-propellant rocket, developed during WWII, was the first known man-made object to reach space.
A legendary fighter plane used by the German air force in World War II.
The Soviet army became a very powerful power broker after WWI, at first due to its size, later due to its arsenal.
Spitfire was a legendary British single-seat military aircraft used in World War II.
World War I brought major changes in military technology, due to the development of new weapons.