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Remembering Nobel Laureate – Osamu Shimomura

Voice of Biotecnika – Episode 16

Seventy-three years ago on a Thursday morning, August 1945, while following the bomber planes, he noticed them taking an unusual route towards the center of the city. As soon as he sat down for work in a factory seven and a half miles from Nagasaki, Japan, a powerful flash of light came through the small windows. All were briefly blinded for about 30 seconds and then, about 40 seconds after the flash, a loud sound and sudden change of air pressure followed. There was a huge explosion somewhere, but no one knew where.

It was the atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki!!

In this podcast, we will be remembering the Nobel Laureate – Osamu Shimomura. Listen up the fascinating podcast Voice of Biotecnika – Episode 16 below to know how he was related to the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Blasts and much more about his discoveries & inventions.

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This podcast has been contributed by Dr. Pallavi Rungta, a Senior faculty at Biotecnika who specializes in Physical and Inorganic chemistry. Home Health Testing Made Easy By EverlyWell - Biotecnika Podcast 9Dr. Rungta is a passionate reader and rapidly identifies research opportunities and job market trends in her field. She keeps a track of biotech ventures emerging and loves to know more about them. She is an inspiration to her students who under her guidance, have developed the habit of unwinding the mysteries of chemistry.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Hi Biotecnika

    Thank you for the effort of telling us an inspiring story. Just one suggestion, if you remove the background music then it will be sounds great, because sometimes its distracting.

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