Theodore Perlman was an American engineer working at the Los Alamos laboratory during the Manhattan Project. He was 23 when he took part in the deadly “tickling the dragon’s tail” experiment with Louis Slotin. He only received 7 rads of radiation from the accident and survived without showing any clinical or laboratory evidence of radiation damage. Prior to that, he had participated in Project Alberta on Tinian Island.
EngineerLos Alamos, NM
EngineerManhattan Project VeteranProject Alberta
Henry E. Fritz
Henry Fritz was a chemist in the Special Engineering Detachment assigned to the K-25 Plant in Oak Ridge, Tennesee.
Edward B. Doll
Edward B. Doll earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. Doll worked on Project Alberta in March of 1945.