Population Puzzle

A bacterium matures in one minute and then divides into two child bacteria. One minute later, the two children each divide again, then their children divide a minute later, etc.

At t = 0 one bacterium is placed in a vessel . After one hour it is observed that the vessel has just completely filled with bacteria.

After how many minutes had the bacteria half filled the volume of that vessel?

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