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Saturday Science Lecture with Lee Sobotka on Oppie – the Los Alamos Years: nuclear science and a weapons primer at 10:00am

Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 12:00 AM

CROW 201 | 10:00 am, 201

We will cover the crucial physics of the war years: fission and fusion; how and why the natural isotopes of Uranium 235U and 238U differ; how the produced Plutonium isotopes 239Pu and 240Pu are made, and how and why they differ. We will also discuss the German nuclear effort and the Allied Alsos mission.
For more information, please visit: physics.wustl.edu/events/saturday-science-lecture-lee-sobotka-op...

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Starting on Saturday, October 28th, the WashU Physics Department will be hosting a Saturday Science Lecture Series on Oppenheimer's science. Chemistry Professor, Dr. Lee Sobotka, will be hosting the Saturday Science Lecture on Saturday, November 4th at 10:00 am, "Oppie – the Los Alamos Years: nuclear science and a weapons primer" For more information about the Saturday Science Lecture Series, please visit: https://physics.wustl.edu/events/categories/386
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