A Look Back: Huge Atom Smasher

First seen in the October, 1937 issue of Modern Mechanix, this “atom smasher” stood 50-feet tall and was located in a windowless 135-feet high tower. IN THE unending battle to harness the energy within the atom scientists at the Emperor Wilhelm Institute in Berlin have constructed a mammoth machine designated as an “atom smasher.” A […]

First seen in the October, 1937 issue of Modern Mechanix, this “atom smasher” stood 50-feet tall and was located in a windowless 135-feet high tower.

IN THE unending battle to harness the energy within the atom scientists at the Emperor Wilhelm Institute in Berlin have constructed a mammoth machine designated as an “atom smasher.” A three-million volt electric current is used during the course of the experiments.

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