https://www.labtv.com/Home/Profile?researcherId=1099 This LabTV role model video finalist award winner was produced by FoSheng Hsu. Meet FoSheng Hsu, a graduate student at Cornell University in the Mao Lab. FoSheng studies molecular biology and is researching pneumonia [More]
After WWII work continued on improving the technology behind the Gadget, and through a series of innovations the massive design was improved upon. Some were made more powerful, others were made smaller and eventually the [More]
http://www.labtv.com/Home/Profile?researcherId=1542 Meet Arthur “Artie” Lambert, a post-doctoral researcher in the Weinberg Lab of Cancer Biology at MIT. Artie’s research involves researching cancer progression and contributes to trying to find a cure for breast cancer. To [More]
While the Manhatten project was working on the first fission bombs Edward Teller began working on a fusion powered ‘Super’ device. Fission devices were 1000 times as powerful as conventional explosives, and fusion devices could [More]
Going Nuclear is a multi part series where I go into detail on how nuclear weapons work, looking deep at the science and explaining how some curious discoveries in the early 20th century lead to [More]
The Manhattan project investigated Uranium and Plutonium devices and technical problems with the Plutonium forced the development of a much more complex, and ultimately more efficient system which used implosion to assemble the critical mass.