Techical Top Up – Nuclear Fission: How Nature Beat Us to the Punch
by Deborah Oakley (science writer based in Lancaster, UK)
Deep beneath the surface of West Africa, concealed within rocks of black ore, a dark and powerful secret lay dormant for almost two billion years. But in 1972 a team of French scientists noted a minor anomaly that led them to stumble to an astonishing conclusion.
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