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The first taste of new material in more than three years, Splitting the Atom is about Massive Attack's take on life.
WHAT'S easier - cracking the Rubik cube, splitting the atom or finding the winner of Saturday's Ayr Gold Cup?
She quoted ABA President Robert Hirshon as saying, "Unbundling is like splitting the atom.
While normal women seem to get through pregnancy in the blink of an eye, refusing to treat it as if it is on a par with splitting the atom, celebrity mothers take so much longer, insisting on making us live through the whole thing moment by tedious moment.
Two competing teams of scientists announced June 26 that they had completed the first working draft of the human genome-nature's blueprint for creating and sustaining life-after a 10-year, multibillion dollar public and private effort that has been called biology's version of splitting the atom.
Punning on his role in splitting the atom, the billboards will have Fermi "splitting a few Old Styles" after work.
still Sushi, gingerbread latte and Whitney Houston - not exactly splitting the atom, but big deals for us.
The 'no photography' signs here always made me smile since to my layman's eyes a production line is a production line - hardly the secret of splitting the atom.
Lead number Splitting The Atom features Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall (better known as Daddy G) and Horace Andy, while TV On The Radio frontman Tunde Adebimpe guests on Pray For Rain.
The easy-to-make device, called "the mubtakkar," meaning "invention" or "initiative", represented a breakthrough in weapons technology that "was the equivalent of splitting the atom," Suskind writes.
Splitting The Atom (0836858-565), Einstein's Theories Of Relativity (0836858530), The First Computers (083-6858549), The Discovery Of DNA (083-6858514), The First Polio Vaccine (083-6858557) and The Discovery Of Penicillin (0836858522) each outline the major discovery and its impact on society using about 5 chapters each paired with numerous illustrations, examples, and insights.