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WHAT EXACTLY IS IT? N.Z. WOMAN'S WEEKLY What is atomic power? In very simple words it can be said, the whol#new invention is based on the principle that there is no such thing as "solid matter." All life is energy and the appearance of solidity is merely an illusion. This is hard to understand. You see a wall before your eyes, yet in reality it is not there. Strictly speaking, it is an optical illusion. If this seems difficult to believe, consider the fact that if a mountain could be compressed into an absolute solid it would probably amount to half a cupful. These are some of the interesting points brought to light by the study of the atom. In this week's issue of the New Zealand Woman's Weekly the editorial deals with this amazing force which has been brought to the attention of the public by the news of the atomic bomb. The editor writes on the subject with a simplicity which will be appreciated by the layman. . Other interesting, features in the magazine are entitled: "Milk—ls Socialisation Desirable?" "Women at Westfield," "Seeing is Believing, "Going to America —But When? "Unity and Suspicion," "Nursing in the Home" and "Who is the World's Most Beautiful Girl?" There are also three complete short stories. The Free Pattern Service again offers '"u-ee attractive spring styles from' which to make a selection. c

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ATOMIC POWER, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 192, 15 August 1945

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ATOMIC POWER Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 192, 15 August 1945

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