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The Librarian Who Guarded the Manhattan Project's Secrets
While dodging accusations of communism, Charlotte Serber made the nuclear bomb possible.
June 23, 2017
The Mysterious Case of the Radioactive Toothpaste
Manhattan Project experts got sidetracked in their pursuit of Nazi nuclear technology.
May 05, 2017
The Experimental Nuclear Reactor Secretly Built Under the University of Chicago
Chicago Pile-1, the first reactor to reach criticality, was built under a football field.
July 27, 2016
New App Explores the Secret Development Location of the First Atomic Bombs
Take a virtual tour of Los Alamos Laboratory, home of the Manhattan Project.
June 15, 2016
How a Midwestern Potato Farm Became the World's First Nuclear Waste Site
One company in St. Louis produced nearly all the uranium used in the Manhattan Project.
March 15, 2016
Dorothy McKibbin: The Manhattan Project's Secret Weapon
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
109 East Palace
This innocuous New Mexico storefront was once the secret jump-off spot for Manhattan Project scientists.
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Willow Springs, Illinois
Red Gate Woods
The final resting place of the world's first nuclear reactor.
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Oak Ridge "The Secret City"
The secret city built by the Manhattan Project.
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New York, New York
Columbia University's Nuclear Reactor
This was one of the first (and last) university-built and operated nuclear reactors.
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Nuclear reactor created the plutonium used on Nagasaki.
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