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It's a huge industrial undertaking, building an atomic pile is just the first step. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)The words `fissionable material ', `critical mass ', `chain reaction' and ` atomic pile ' were not mysterious concepts. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)Heisenberg also sketched out, in rough, the makings of an atomic pile. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
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