Rebecca Diven graduated from USC in June of 1941, and became entangled with national defense work at CalTech in 1943. She began her work for the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos in 1944, where she developed a quartz fiber microbalance to weigh extremely small amounts of plutonium.
Rebecca Bradford Diven
EngineerLos Alamos, NMListen to Rebecca Bradford Diven's Oral History on Voices of the Manhattan Project
Rebecca Bradford Diven's Timeline
1918 Jan 6th Born.
1944 Jan Came to Los Alamos.
1941 Jun Graduated from USC.
Atilio “Tee” Topazio
During WWII, Atilio “Tee” Topazio was a member of the Special Engineer Detachment (SED) assigned to the K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Plant at Oak Ridge, TN.