After the successful Hurricane test a new era in the project was opening. There were five big developments in the atomic energy project; four were in the military and civil programmes, and one (here considered first) was organisational.
KeywordsCivil Service Fuel Element Pile Group Atomic Bomb Uranium Oxide
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