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The Advent of the Atomic Bomb

By integrating science and history, this course on ColgateX will examine the scientific evolution of nuclear weapons and the historical context in which they were developed.
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About the Course

We will explore the scientific thought that made harnessing nuclear energy possible, the political pressure that shaped that process, and the ramifications of the bomb for science and politics during and immediately after the war.

What is ColgateX?

ColgateXColgate is a contributing member to the online learning platform edX. Noncredit online courses create opportunities for enhanced engagement with our off-campus communities, and serve as a venue for our faculty to test and improve innovative instructional methods to benefit our students on campus.