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This exhibit is based on the educational package, Moments of Discovery, Unit 1: The Discovery of Fission, by by Joan N. Warnow with Arthur Eisenkraft, Lillian Hoddeson, Spencer Weart and Charles Weiner, audio by Bill Schwarz, published by the American Institute of Physics in 1984 with support from the Public Understanding of Science Office of the National Science Foundation, the Heineman Foundation, and the Friends of the AIP Center for History of Physics. Copyright ©1984 and 2003. American Institute of Physics.

Exhibit Editors: Spencer Weart, Patrick McCray, Arthur Eisenkraft

Design: Tom Connell, American Institute of Physics

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The audio files and accompanying script for this unit contain excerpts from the audio recordings listed here. In order to clarify passages, individual sentences or words have sometimes been moved out of their original order.