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MANHATTAN PROJECT
EDWARD TELLER
ROSENBERG
FRANK OPPENHEIMER
ATOMIC SCIENTISTS
CHAMBERLAIN
ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
ALBERT EINSTEIN
LOUIS SLOTIN
OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY
ATOMIC BOMBINGS OF HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI
ATOMIC BOMB
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY
ERNEST LAWRENCE
URANIUM BOMB
ALSOS
KLAUS FUCHS
ROBERT SERBER
ROBERT BACHER
SAMUEL COHEN
URANIUM
EUGENE WIGNER
ENRICO FERMI
HEISENBERG
FAT MAN AND LITTLE BOY
B-REACTOR
DETONATION
GLENN SEABORG
EMERGENCY COMMITTEE OF ATOMIC SCIENTISTS
HANS BETHE
ISOTOPE SEPARATION
HARRY GOLD
JULIUS ROSENBERG
NEUTRONS
NIELS BOHR
PLUTONIUM
RICHARD FEYNMAN
ROSENBERGS
SEPARATION
ARTHUR COMPTON
CYCLOTRON
DAVID BOHM
ALAN NUNN MAY
BASE CAMP
BERLYN BRIXNER
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Manhattan Project

  1. Manhattan Project - the wartime effort to design and build the first nuclear weapons ( atomic bombs). (Web site)
  2. Manhattan Project was the project to develop the first nuclear weapon (atomic bomb) during World War II by the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. (Web site)
  3. The Manhattan Project is a code name for the United States efforts to complete the separation of uranium-235 out of the uranium238. (Web site)
  4. Manhattan Project: A research project of the United States government created to develop and produce the world's first atomic bomb. (Web site)
  5. Manhattan Project: the untold story of the making of the atomic bomb. (Web site)

Edward Teller

  1. Edward Teller is a Hungarian-American physicist, known for his work on the hydrogen bomb. (Web site)
  2. Edward Teller - A European physicist who immigrated to the United States to escape European fascism. (Web site)
  3. Edward Teller was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1908, Dr. Teller received his Ph.D. in physics at the University of Leipzig in Germany. (Web site)
  4. EDWARD TELLER was born in Budapest in 1908.
  5. Edward Teller is a great loss for this Laboratory and for the nation,--- said Livermore Director Michael Anastasio.

Rosenberg

  1. Rosenberg was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal in default of $100,000 bail for further hearing.
  2. Rosenberg was to pick up the film and deliver it to Soviet intelligence. (Web site)

Frank Oppenheimer

  1. Frank Oppenheimer was a Berkeley physics Ph.D. trouble shooting the Trinity test for his brother, and Wilson was group leader of the cyclotron program. (Web site)

Atomic Scientists

  1. The atomic scientists were influential in initiating many institutions that continue to work for a nuclear weapons free world.
  2. The atomic scientists : a biographical history. (Web site)

Chamberlain

  1. Chamberlain was a participant in Trinity, the first atomic bomb test, held in Alamagordo, New Mexico, in 1945. (Web site)
  2. Chamberlain was on hand for the first atomic bomb test at Alamogordo, N.M., in 1945.
  3. Chamberlain was a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. (Web site)
  4. Chamberlain was a native of the Bay Area, born in San Francisco on July 10, 1920. (Web site)
  5. Chamberlain was also politically active on issues of peace and social justice, and outspoken against the Vietnam War. (Web site)

Robert Oppenheimer

  1. Robert Oppenheimer was named as the Manhattan Project's director in 1942.
  2. Robert Oppenheimer was the brilliant scientist behind the development of the atomic bomb.
  3. Robert Oppenheimer is the tortured genius heading the project, his public scientific objectivity at odds with private misgivings over ethics. (Web site)
  4. Robert Oppenheimer was appointed to lead the day to day running of the project. (Web site)
  5. Robert Oppenheimer was born on April 22, 1904, into a wealthy, New York, Jewish family. (Web site)

Albert Einstein

  1. Albert Einstein is a good example of another deception and hoax involved with the atomic bomb program. (Web site)
  2. Albert Einstein is a perfect candidate.
  3. Albert Einstein is a unique figure in the history of the 20th century, other centuries too.
  4. Albert Einstein is known as one of the greatest scientist of all time. (Web site)

Louis Slotin

  1. Louis Slotin was one of the Canadian scientists working on the Manhattan project. (Web site)
  2. Louis Slotin was a scientist who worked on the Manhattan Project. (Web site)
  3. Louis Slotin was born December 1 , 1910 in Winnipeg , Canada , to a family of Israel and Sonia Slotin, Yiddish -speaking refugees from Russia .
  4. Louis Slotin was born December 1 , 1910 in Winnipeg, Manitoba , to the family of Israel and Sonia Slotin, Yiddish -speaking refugees from Russia .
  5. Louis Slotin was born December 1, 1910 in Winnipeg, Canada, to the family of Israel and Sonia Slotin, Yiddish -speaking refugees from Russia. (Web site)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

  1. This website is the official site of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which began with the goal of producing uranium-235 for the Manhattan Project. (Web site)
  2. X-10, site of a test graphite reactor, is now the site of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
  3. New Bethel Church is located about one-half mile east of the main campus of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. (Web site)

Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima And Nagasaki

  1. The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the culmination of the wartime effort.

Atomic Bomb

  1. An atomic bomb is a weapon that uses the energy from a nuclear reaction called Fission for its destruction. (Web site)
  2. An atomic bomb is also known as an A-bomb, atom bomb, or nuclear bomb. (Web site)
  3. The Atomic bomb : the critical issues. (Web site)
  4. The atomic bomb is a powerful, explosive nuclear weapon.
  5. The atomic bomb is the subject of much controversy.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

  1. Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multi-program research center known for work on nuclear weapons and national security issues. (Web site)
  2. Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security.
  3. The Los Alamos National Laboratory was built on a mesa that previously hosted the Los Alamos Ranch School, a private school for teenage boys.
  4. The Los Alamos National Laboratory was built on a mesa that previously hosted the Los Alamos Ranch School, a private school for teenaged boys.

Ernest Lawrence

  1. Ernest Lawrence - A fellow professor in the University of California, Berkeley physics lab who worked with Oppenheimer to improve the department. (Web site)
  2. Ernest Lawrence was born in Canton, South Dakota and educated at the universities of South Dakota, Minnesota, and Chicago and at Yale University. (Web site)

Uranium Bomb

  1. The uranium bomb was a gun-type fission weapon.
  2. The uranium bomb was a simple design and scientists were confident it would work without testing. (Web site)
  3. The uranium bomb was known as "Little Boy" and was 120 inches long, 28 inches in diameter, and weighed about 9000 pounds.

Alsos

  1. Alsos was the code name for the U. S. Army's intelligence unit assigned to collect information on the German atomic bomb projects.
  2. ALSOS: the failure of German science, Samuel Goudsmit, 1947, an early account by one involved. (Web site)

Klaus Fuchs

  1. Klaus Fuchs was working for the British on a type of war-related project that he later found out to be atomic-bomb research. (Web site)
  2. Klaus Fuchs was also passing A-bomb information to Harry Gold from Los Alamos during this period. (Web site)
  3. Klaus Fuchs was born in R--sselsheim, Germany, the third of four children to Lutheran pastor Emil Fuchs and his wife Else Wagner.
  4. Klaus Fuchs was born on 29 December 1911 in the village of Russelsheim, Germany. (Web site)
  5. Klaus Fuchs : the man who stole the atom bomb. (Web site)

Robert Serber

  1. The lecturer was Robert Serber, J. Robert Oppenheimer's protege, and they learned that their job was to invent the world's first atomic bomb. (Web site)
  2. The lecturer was Robert Serber, a theoretical physicist and protege of J. Robert Oppenheimer; the laboratory was Los Alamos.
  3. The lecturer was Robert Serber, J. Robert Oppenheimer's protégé, and they learned that their job was to invent the world's first atomic bomb. (Web site)

Robert Bacher

  1. By January 1943, of the men Oppenheimer had approached, only Robert Bacher, a Cornell physicist on leave to the MIT Radiation Laboratory, had agreed to come.
  2. According to Robert Bacher, a member of the assembly team, they tried to use only tools and materials from a special kit. (Web site)
  3. Robert Bacher drives the assembled core to Zero, where final assembly of the Gadget was conducted in a canvas tent at the basis of the tower. (Web site)

Samuel Cohen

  1. Samuel Cohen is a physicist who is known for inventing the neutron bomb.
  2. Samuel Cohen is a Director and the President of the Company and has served in this capacity since October 2000. (Web site)

Uranium

  1. The uranium was enriched at the massive plants in Oak Ridge, Tennessee during the Manhattan Project.
  2. The uranium was stored at Tyson Valley.
  3. Uranium is a naturally occurring element found in low levels and always combined with other elements within all rock, soil, and water.
  4. Uranium is a heavy, naturally radioactive (with unstable isotopes), metallic element, in the periodic table uranium has the symbol U and atomic number 92.
  5. For a second time my eyes encountered the word "Uranium".

Eugene Wigner

  1. Eugene Wigner was later to win the Nobel Prize in physics, as mentioned earlier.
  2. Eugene Wigner was a giant of atomic bomb production as well. (Web site)
  3. Eugene Wigner is one of a generation of physicists of the 1920s who remade the world of physics. (Web site)
  4. Eugene Wigner was born in 1902, into a world where middle-class people had no automobiles, radio, gas or electricity -- and did not miss those things. (Web site)
  5. Eugene Wigner was in this second set of physicists. (Web site)

Enrico Fermi

  1. Enrico Fermi is an Italian-born U.S. physicist who was one of the chief architects of the nuclear age.
  2. Enrico Fermi was born in Rome on 29th September, 1901, the son of Alberto Fermi, a Chief Inspector of the Ministry of Communications, and Ida de Gattis. (Web site)
  3. Enrico Fermi was born in Rome Rome (Italian and Latin Roma) is the capital city of Italy, and of its Lazio region.
  4. Enrico Fermi is a Pre-K-8 school with over 925 students and over 100 faculty and staff members.
  5. Enrico Fermi is a public elementary school with 900 enrollment.

Heisenberg

  1. Heisenberg was the head of Germany's nuclear energy program, though the nature of this project, and his work in this capacity, has been heavily debated. (Web site)
  2. Heisenberg was involved in a German nuclear weapons project.
  3. Heisenberg was a sentimental German.
  4. Heisenberg was born in Würzburg, Germany, the son of Dr. August Heisenberg and Annie Wecklein. (Web site)
  5. Heisenberg was the head of Nazi Germany 's nuclear energy program, though the nature of his work in this capacity has been heavily debated.

Fat Man And Little Boy

  1. Fat Man and Little Boy is a film I personally own, enjoy and recommend. (Web site)
  2. Fat man and little boy: a .50 caliber kick with .22 fun from Guns Magazine in Sports provided free by Find Articles.

B-Reactor

  1. B-Reactor is the building just to the right of the water tower. (Web site)
  2. The B-Reactor was completed in September of 1944, and was designed to operate at 250 kilowatts.

Detonation

  1. The detonation was equivalent to the explosion of around 20 kiloton s of TNT, and is usually credited as the beginning of the Atomic Age.
  2. The detonation was equivalent to the explosion of around 20 kilotons of TNT, and is usually considered as the beginning of the Atomic Age. (Web site)
  3. The detonation was equivalent to the explosion of around 20 kilotons of TNT, and is usually credited as the beginning of the Atomic Age.
  4. The detonation was planned for 4 a.m.

Glenn Seaborg

  1. Glenn Seaborg is a very special person for this laboratory and also our state and our country and for the world.
  2. Glenn Seaborg was a man in full. (Web site)
  3. Glenn Seaborg was born in Michigan on April 19, 1912, and earned his Ph.D. at Berkeley in chemistry in 1937. (Web site)

Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists

  1. Bethe later campaigned together with Albert Einstein in the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists against nuclear testing and the nuclear arms race. (Web site)
  2. In 1946, Einstein joined a group of atomic scientists that formed the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists.
  3. To lobby against that prospect, they founded the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists (ECAS), which Einstein agreed to chair. (Web site)

Hans Bethe

  1. Hans Bethe was born in Strasbourg, Germany, in 1906, the son of a university psychologist. (Web site)
  2. Hans Bethe is a professor of physics emeritus at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
  3. Hans Bethe is a remarkable combination of a truly great scientist who has also made major contributions in the public service of his nation. (Web site)
  4. Hans Bethe is a very nice man who ate lunch with us at GA. I never had a social encounter with Teller, though he was also a professor at my home institution.
  5. Hans Bethe was a collective mentor to Cornell's Department of Physics.

Isotope Separation

  1. Isotope separation is an important process for the preparation of fuel for nuclear fission devices such as atomic reactors or atomic weapons. (Web site)
  2. Isotope separation is a difficult and energy intensive activity.
  3. Isotope separation is the process of concentrating specific isotopes of a chemical element by removing other isotopes. (Web site)

Harry Gold

  1. Harry Gold was an American chemist who played a minor role in the Rosenberg-Klaus Fuchs theft of US atomic secrets in the early 1940s. (Web site)
  2. HARRY GOLD is a fascinating and original book.
  3. Harry Gold is a piece of British traditional jazz history.
  4. Harry Gold was an effective prosecution witness, even though he never claimed to have known or seen either Rosenberg. (Web site)
  5. Harry Gold was born in Philadelphia on 12th December, 1910. (Web site)

Julius Rosenberg

  1. Julius Rosenberg was a committed communist who graduated from the City College of New York in 1939 with a degree in electrical engineering. (Web site)
  2. Julius Rosenberg was born on 12 May 1918, the son of a Jewish immigrant from Poland, a laborer in the garment industry of the East Side of New York. (Web site)
  3. Julius Rosenberg was born on May 12, 1918, in New York City, the son of immigrants, both of whom were born in Russia. (Web site)
  4. Julius Rosenberg was born to a Jew ish family on May 12, 1918 in New York.
  5. Julius Rosenberg was born to a Jewish Judaism is the religion and culture of the Jewish people and one of the earliest recorded monotheistic faiths.

Neutrons

  1. Neutrons are commonly released in nuclear reactors.
  2. Neutrons are more penetrating than other types of radiation so many shielding materials that work well against gamma rays are rendered less effective.
  3. Neutrons are more penetrating than other types of radiation so many shielding materials that work well against gamma rays do not work nearly as well.

Niels Bohr

  1. Niels Bohr was a famous Danish scientist who won the Nobel Prize for this work with atoms and particulary how electrons move around the nucleus.
  2. Niels Bohr was a theoretical physicist who made significant contributions to the field of quantum mechanics.
  3. Niels Bohr is a key figure in her treatment.
  4. Niels Bohr is a stubborn pacifist.
  5. Niels Bohr is a very distinguished Danish physicist, chemist, and micro- biologist.

Plutonium

  1. Plutonium is a man-made element by fusing uranium-238 with neutrons.
  2. Plutonium is a heavy metal that does not exist naturally.
  3. Plutonium is a man-made element that is more efficient than uranium as a fission source. (Web site)
  4. Plutonium is a member of the actinide family.
  5. Plutonium is a rare element that had been isolated in a University of California laboratory only nine months earlier.

Richard Feynman

  1. Richard Feynman - A Life in Science reads a lot like those books. (Web site)
  2. Richard Feynman is a cultural icon, inspiring imitation, adulation and idolatry.
  3. Richard Feynman is a fascinating person and an excellent writer. (Web site)
  4. Richard Feynman is a great physicist and an extraordinarily fascinating man. (Web site)
  5. Richard Feynman is a magician of the highest caliber.

Rosenbergs

  1. The Rosenbergs were executed in 1953 after being convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage with regard to American atomic secrets.
  2. The Rosenbergs were arraigned before a U.S. District judge, Southern District of New York, and entered pleas of not guilty on August 23, 1950.
  3. The Rosenbergs were charged with espionage.
  4. The Rosenbergs were charged, tried, and convicted under the Espionage Act of 1917.
  5. The Rosenbergs were convicted on March 29 March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years).

Separation

  1. The separation was effected mostly by gaseous diffusion of uranium hexafluoride ( U F 6), but also by other techniques. (Web site)
  2. The separation was effected mostly by gaseous diffusion of uranium hexafluoride (UF 6), but also by other techniques.

Arthur Compton

  1. Arthur Compton was a physicist who discovered the Compton Effect, proving that light has both a particle and a wave aspect.

Cyclotron

  1. A cyclotron is a type of particle accelerator. (Web site)
  2. A cyclotron is any of a class of devices that accelerates charged atomic or subatomic particles in a constant magnetic field. (Web site)
  3. The cyclotron is an improvement over the linear accelerators available when it was invented. (Web site)
  4. The cyclotron was an improvement over the linear accelerators that were available when it was invented. (Web site)
  5. The cyclotron was in the basement, and managed to avoid being hit.

David Bohm

  1. David Bohm was one of the world's greatest quantum mechanical physicists and philosophers, deeply influenced by both J. Krishnamurti and Albert Einstein. (Web site)
  2. David Bohm was born on December 20, 1917, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a small Polish and Irish mining town. (Web site)
  3. David Bohm was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to parents who had emigrated to the United States from what was then Austria-Hungary.
  4. David Bohm is a brilliant physicist, who started his career in the 1950s and grew up in a Jewish household.
  5. David Bohm is a modern physicist with a truly mystical view of the universe.

Alan Nunn May

  1. Alan Nunn May was born in 1911 in Kings Norton, Birmingham, the son of a brass founder. (Web site)

Base Camp

  1. A base camp was built to house staff.
  2. Base camp was former Dave McDonald (George's brother) ranch house. (Web site)

Berlyn Brixner

  1. Official test photographer Berlyn Brixner set up dozens of cameras to capture the event on film.
  2. For Berlyn Brixner, it rose in dead silence like an awesome new desert sun.
  3. This was filmed by Berlyn Brixner from the North Shelter at a distance of 10,000 yards.

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