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The Science Behind Oppenheimer​

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In Oppenheimer, Christopher Nolan takes his audience on a visually captivating ride of the history and science behind the Manhattan Project but also into the internal struggle of a man at odds with himself when creating the first atomic bomb in the 1940s.

Prof. Jason Donev, PhD, Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary joins me to delve into the pioneering strides of nuclear fusion and the science behind the iconic figure and film Oppenheimer. Along with discussing recent Fusion advancements and the development of Small Modular Reactors that could potentially power a home of 4 people for over a century. Go to to learn more.

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