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History Article Roundup – January-March 2019
March 19, 2019

Here is a roundup of interesting content published recently related to the Manhattan Project, World War II, and nuclear history: DOE needs more time for K-25 history projects: Oak Ridge Today reports that the Department of Energy has requested more time to complete its K-25 History Center and related interpretive and preservation projects.Ernest Lawrence’s brilliant failure: […]

History Article Roundup – November/December 2018
December 19, 2018

Here is a roundup of interesting content published recently related to the Manhattan Project, World War II, and nuclear history: Governor, AG vow to fight Feds’ suit to repeal Hanford sick worker law: Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced they will defend a state law intended to help workers at the […]

History Article Roundup – October 2018
November 9, 2018

Here is a roundup of some of the most interesting content published recently on the Manhattan Project, World War II, and nuclear history: $40 billion in savings or more risk left at Hanford? Feds rethink radioactive waste: The Tri-City Herald reports on the debate over reclassifying what is considered high-level radioactive waste at the Hanford […]

History Article Roundup – September 2018
October 5, 2018

Here is a roundup of some of the most interesting content published recently on the Manhattan Project, World War II, and nuclear history: Animated film will convey tragedies of U.S. POW in A-bomb attack: The Asahi Shimbun reports on the film project “Hiroshima, the last rose of summer,” a fictional tale which will depict the […]

History Article Roundup – July/August 2018
August 15, 2018

Here is a roundup of some of the most interesting content published recently on the Manhattan Project, World War II, and nuclear history: Baseball Hall of Fame to Celebrate a Catcher (and a Spy): The New York Times previews an upcoming exhibit at the Baseball Hall of Fame on Moe Berg, the catcher and spy who worked […]

History Article Roundup – June 2018
July 13, 2018

​Here is a roundup of some of the most interesting content published recently on the Manhattan Project, World War II, and nuclear history: The batty, explosive history of bats in the military — and why this new idea just might work: During World War II, the U.S. Army explored the idea of attaching small bombs […]

History Article Roundup – May/June 2018
June 21, 2018

Here is a roundup of some of the most interesting content published recently on the Manhattan Project, World War II, and nuclear history: A different kind of ‘atomic tourist’ visits Hanford: In Crosscut, journalist Jenny Cunningham describes the visit of Mitsugi Moriguchi, a hibakusha or survivor of the Nagasaki atomic bombing, to Hanford and Richland, […]

History Article Roundup – April/May 2018
May 24, 2018

Here is a roundup of some of the most interesting content published recently on the Manhattan Project and science history. Feynman the joker: On the 100th anniversary of Richard Feynman’s birth, historian of science Melinda Baldwin reassesses his life and personality. The origins of Physics Today: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor David Kaiser describes the […]

History Article Roundup – March 2018
April 16, 2018

Here is a roundup of some of the most interesting content published on the Manhattan Project and science history in the past month. –On the cusp of 112, a whirlwind tour for World War II’s oldest veteran: The Washington Post reports on Richard Overton, the grandson of a slave and the country’s oldest World War II […]

History Article Roundup – February 2018
March 8, 2018

Here is a roundup of some of the most interesting content published on the Manhattan Project and nuclear history in the past month. Science and Conscience: Chicago’s Met Lab and the Manhattan Project: An exhibit at the University of Chicago’s Special Collections Research Center Exhibition Gallery focuses on the Chicago Met Lab’s role during the Manhattan […]