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George Kistiakowski (1900–1982)

George Kistiakowski was born on November 18, 1900 in Kiev, Russian Empire as George Bogdan Kistiakowski. He was married to Elaine Mahoney, Irma E. Shuler and Hildegard Moebius. He died on December 7, 1982 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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The Late Great Planet Earth Himself - Atomic Scientist


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 1980 Sista varningen! (Documentary)
 1979 The Late Great Planet Earth (Documentary)
Himself - Atomic Scientist (as Dr. George Kistiakowski)
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 2006 Lost Worlds (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Science Advisor to President Eisenhower
- Secret Cities of the A-Bomb (2006) ... Himself - Science Advisor to President Eisenhower

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Dr. George Kistiakowski

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[1944-1945] One of the chief scientists of the Manhattan Project, the top-secret U.S. effort to build the first atomic bomb. As director of the Implosion Program, he was in charge of developing the "explosive lenses" needed to compress a plutonium sphere uniformly, thus causing a chain reaction. See more »

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