The notebooks, dated October and November 1944, were discovered at Kyoto University.Photo: SCMP Pictures

Was Japan building a nuclear bomb? Notebooks uncovered in Kyoto show how far wartime scientists had got

Notebooks found in university show how close Japan got to acquiring nuclear bomb in 1940s before US struck Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The notebooks, dated October and November 1944, were discovered at Kyoto University.Photo: SCMP Pictures
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