John Wieneke was an American physicist who worked at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project. Wieneke later worked on the post-war nuclear program at the Nevada test site in the 1950s. During Operation Tumbler-Snapper in 1952, an atomic bomb failed to start during a planned test. Wieneke was part of the team that had to go up the test tower to see what went wrong, under no guarantee that the bomb would not go off at any moment.
John R. Wieneke
PhysicistLos Alamos, NM
Manhattan Project VeteranPostwar Nuclear ProgramScientist
Robert Cohen was an American chemist. Cohen was born in 1923 in Rochester, NY. He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1944 and an M.