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Why Was The Atomic Energy Commission Established By The United States?

why Atomic_Energy_Commission

The united states atomic energy commission was to promote and control the peacetime  development of atomic science and technology.

On august 1  1946, the control of the AEC was transferred from military to civilian hands. However, the commission came in for a lot of criticism, and was replaced by two new agencies. In 1977, yet another change occurred when the US created a new department to deal with atomic energy, called the department of energy.

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