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World Within Worlds: The Story of Nuclear Energy, Volume 2 (of 3), by Isaac Asimov is part of HackerNoon’s Book Blog Post series. Volume II, THE STRUCTURE OF THE NUCLEUS: Particle Accelerators: The Structure of the N.C. The first practical device of this sort was produced in 1929 by the two British physicists John Douglas Cockcroft (1897-1967) and Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton. In 1931 they used their accelerated protons to disrupt the nucleus of lithium-7.