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Glenn Seaborg | A Chemist Goes to War

  • Aired: 08/19/2015
  • Rating: TV-G
In 1941, a young Berkeley chemist named Glenn Seaborg created one of the first artificial elements: plutonium. When the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor plunged America into war, he joined the Manhattan Project and played a key role in creating the plutonium for the bomb that was dropped on the city of Nagasaki.
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Explore how a young Berkeley chemistry instructor created the element that ended WWII.
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