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The Bomb
My grandad worked on the bomb that dropped on Hiroshima. Could another man - Leo Szilard - have stopped it?
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4.6 stars from 1,743 ratings
Great but want more
Really liked this. Would love a more ongoing, comprehensive look at the continued development and test programs following the end of the war.
DJ Callyman via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/22/20
-I really liked all the info on the incredibly interesting Leo Szilard and great production value as you’d expect from the BBC. -I’m wondering who Strasser thought was going to be her audience for this, though? The insight into little known, but monumental moments in the creation of the atomic...Read full review »
Lee Petersen Den-CO via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/21/20
My god, bit worrying, that anyone could make this sort of thing! 😧😧
Dr. Toot toot jr. via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/20/20
Recent Episodes
The world’s first nuclear bomb drops on the unsuspecting city of Hiroshima. On 7 August 1945, the world is changed forever. In this final episode, featuring first-hand accounts of the attack that day, Emily Strasser asks how the bomb changed humanity. Have we really come to terms with it? #thebomb
Published 09/11/20
Time is running out. As Manhattan Project scientists test the world’s first nuclear bomb, Leo Szilard knows it’s the last chance to stop the US government from dropping the bomb on Japanese civilians. Working with colleagues at Chicago’s Met Lab, Szilard does all he can to alert the US President....
Published 09/04/20
The FBI pursues Leo Szilard as he loses control of the project to create a nuclear bomb. With his influence waning, the leaders of the Manhattan Project now threaten his liberty. But as the world’s first nuclear bomb comes within touching distance, Szilard fears it might soon be used on a city in...
Published 08/28/20
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