Daily Archives: August 8, 2008

The Atomic Bombs, End of World War II and Begining of Nuclear Age

Sixty years ago , the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Soviet Union declared war on Japan, and the Japanese government surrendered to the United States and its allies. The nuclear age had truly begun with … Continue reading

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All Planets Are Born in Killer Environments

Our solar system emerged in surprisingly good order from the violence of planetary creation, according to a new simulation. Researchers found that planetary formation in the first few million years often resembles a violent wrestling match among hungry siblings, with … Continue reading

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