Chicago Pile-1:
A Brick History

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This animation was produced by BRICK 101 for Argonne National Laboratory to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first man-made self-sustaining nuclear reaction. Learn more about nuclear energy at Argonne's website.

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Behind the Scenes

This animation took over 200 hours and #### LEGO elements to create, including 30 hours of building, 99 hours of animating, and #### pieces just in the CP-1 replica.

 

 

Credits

Animation

Jacob Marcks
Dave Pickett
Sean Sharp

 

Compositing

David Pagano

Voice Over

Matt Ellis

Music

"Thinking Music" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons by Attribution 3.0 License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Sound Effects from Freesound.org

243701 - Correct
342332 - Hitting Metal
367136 - Magazine Cover Hit
328381 - Radioactive Machine
149187 - Harp Strum
117136 - Arctic Cold
218724 - Workers Talking in Slovak
144114 - Dramatic Short Bass
264544 - Eating Lunch
347353 - Squeaky Cork Pull
118559 - Drink Pouring
260123 - Indoor Adult Murmur Large Group
169233 - Crowd Yay
149905 - San Leonardo

235456 - Cement Scrape Quick
198112 - Dismantling Scaffolding Short
190027 - Hits on Wood
68143 - Hit
394357 - Pop 1
109280 - Ambiente Obra
203038 - Lifting
332668 - Big Thud 2
36790 - Muted Thud 1
177782 - Pipe Drag 1
380703 - Squeaky Chair
186404 - Balsa Hit 6
398271 - Pencil Writing Close A
93757 - Wooshs 1