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Richard “Dick” Money was a chemist. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Chicago, where he was introduced to the Manhattan Project’s Metallurgical Laboratory. He was hired by the Met Lab and sent to work for Clinton Laboratories in Oak Ridge, TN, on uranium isotope separation. He went on to work for Los Alamos National Laboratory for many years and then became a science and math teacher. Among other projects, he was involved in the Rover program at Los Alamos and the Bikini Atoll tests.

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