Manhattan Project

Harry Truman Manhattan Project

Harry Truman Manhattan Project

October 16, 2017
Harry Truman became president of the United States on April 12, 1945 upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. During Truman s presidency Germany…

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Albert Einstein and the Manhattan Project

Albert Einstein and the Manhattan Project

August 15, 2017
The Manhattan Project was a secret program initiated by the United States government to develop the atomic bomb. It resulted from the apprehensions…

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Why was the Manhattan Project created?

Why was the Manhattan Project created?

August 14, 2017
Every November 11th, America celebrates the service and sacrifice of the millions of veterans who have defended the country throughout its history…

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Manhattan Project Historical

Manhattan Project Historical

August 2, 2017
Congress Establishes a Manhattan Project Park No national monument or park previously existed to preserve and interpret the historic properties…

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Location of the Manhattan Project

Location of the Manhattan Project

July 2, 2017
Hanford, Washington, on the beautiful Columbia River, was the site selected for the full-scale plutonium production plant, the B Reactor. Today…

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Manhattan Project Einstein

Manhattan Project Einstein

June 27, 2017
The Trinity fireball, 15 seconds after detonation of the first atomic bomb on July 16, 1945, rises into the air above the desert near the town…

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Manhattan Project Musical

Manhattan Project Musical

June 4, 2017
Photo by Carol Rosegg It’s just mid-July, but it’s unlikely that another production number will come along this year as ponderous as the pas…

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Manhattan Project Death

Manhattan Project Death

June 2, 2017
Some time ago I happened upon a list of all of the fatal accidents that occurred at Los Alamos between its inception in 1943 through September…

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Where was Manhattan Project?

Where was Manhattan Project?

May 18, 2017
A boat passes between wind turbines at the London Array project, the world s largest windfarm Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images…

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World War 2 Manhattan Project

World War 2 Manhattan Project

April 2, 2017
Manhattan Project Alamogordo: first atomic bomb test, 1945Jack Aeby/Los Alamos National LaboratoryU.S. government research project (1942–45)…

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Manhattan Project begins

Manhattan Project begins

March 31, 2017
Laboratory for the Development of Substitute Metals The summer of 1942 proved to be troublesome for the fledgling bomb project. Col. James C…

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Head of Manhattan Project

Head of Manhattan Project

March 26, 2017
General Leslie Groves and J. Robert Oppenheimer were a study in contrasts, yet both were indispensable to the success of the Manhattan Project…

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Manhattan Project trailer

Manhattan Project trailer

February 11, 2017
Everyone knows that teenagers are smarter than adults, and if given a chance the kids could save the world - if they don t blow it to bits first…

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What years was the Manhattan Project?

What years was the Manhattan Project?

February 2, 2017
The Manhattan Project was a joint effort to build the atomic bomb between the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. In practice, most…

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Purpose of Manhattan Project

Purpose of Manhattan Project

January 19, 2017
Leo Szilard is one of the many historical characters who is distilled into Frank Winter’s personality. Szilard is one of the real characters…

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Movie the Manhattan Project

Movie the Manhattan Project

January 1, 2017
During the summer of 1964, Buster Keaton and Samuel Beckett collaborated making a black and white, avant garde, nearly silent short movie entitled…

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Manhattan Project spies

Manhattan Project spies

December 29, 2016
Espionage was one of General Groves main concerns during the Manhattan Project. For all of the attention paid to secrecy and counter-intelligence…

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Manhattan Project lead scientists

Manhattan Project lead scientists

December 26, 2016
In 1934, German scientists discovered nuclear fission, the splitting of an atom of uranium into two elements. If fission became a chain reaction…

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Manhattan Project testing

Manhattan Project testing

December 10, 2016
Redactions Let’s get this out there: I’m a confessed “Archive Rat.” While I may not actually be thrilled while in the archives themselves (which…

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Manhattan Project Board Game

Manhattan Project Board Game

December 1, 2016
Expanding the popular board game The Manhattan Project with more nations, H-Bombs, Rockets, and other goodies. A power struggle at the beginning…

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Did Einstein work on the Manhattan Project

Did Einstein work on the Manhattan Project

November 6, 2016
One of the ironies of Hitler s desire for racial purity was that it drove out of continental Europe or into the camps many individuals who would…

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Richard Feynman Manhattan Project

Richard Feynman Manhattan Project

October 30, 2016
Richard P. Feynman, in full Richard Phillips Feynman (born, New York , New York, U.S.—died, Los Angeles , California ), American theoretical…

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Manhattan Project bomb Name

Manhattan Project bomb Name

October 10, 2016
Reference: This is a mockup of Little Boy,the atomic bomb that was dropped over Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945. Credit: U.S. National Archives…

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Manhattan Project quotes

Manhattan Project quotes

September 26, 2016
J. Robert Oppenheimer led the scientific efforts which produced the first atomic bomb for the United States, in 1945. Despite his brilliant achievements…

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