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The 1940s

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Protecting WWII Troops

Protecting WWII Troops

During the Second World War, NRC scientists built Canada's first nuclear reactor, advanced radar technology and developed an ATV tracking system among many other valuable contributions with long-lasting effects.
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Revolutionizing Music

Revolutionizing Music

By combining scientific knowledge and a passion for music, an NRC physicist created the world's first electronic synthesizer in 1945 — an instrument still used in much of today's popular music.
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