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Robert L. Schuch

Shop WorkerChicago, IL

Manhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff
Sketch of Chicago Pile-1 by Melvin A. Miller

Robert Schuch worked in the shop at the Metallurgical Laboratory in Chicago during the Manhattan Project.

In 1956, he worked on a team that developed the HUMCO whole-body counter to detect radioactivity on humans. 

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