The Moment in Time: The Manhattan Project (2000)

U.S. Library of Congress

German Experimental Pile - Haigerloch - April 1945. Original caption: Dismantling the German experimental nuclear pile at Haigerloch, 50 km S.W of Stuttgart, April 1945. Rupert Cecil nearest camera, 'Bimbo' Norman (Prof Frederick Norman, Univ. of London) extreme right, Eric Welsh standing on outer rim, the second man behind Cecil. From: Most Secret War by R. V. Jones - Coronet -1981
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January 16, 2008

The Moment in Time documents the uncertain days of the beginning of World War II when it was feared the Nazis were developing the atomic bomb. The history of the bomb's development is traced through recollections of those who worked on what was known as "the gadget". [6/2000] [Science] [Show ID: 5090]

Category: Education

Tags: Los Alamos atomic bomb nuclear weapons


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