The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Manhattan Project
75 years after the dropping of the two atomic bombs, join us for a conversation with Gino Segrè, PhD, and Bettina Hoerlin, PhD, biographers of one of the most critical scientists involved in the Manhattan Project.
Louisiana Spotlight: Mystery at Michoud, Higgins Industries and the Manhattan Project
Higgins Industries is best known for the design and construction of landing craft, dubbed “the boats that won the war,” but the multi-faceted company also contributed to the most top-secret program of the war, the Manhattan Project.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and the Manhattan Project
Join President Harry Truman’s grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Director Paul Sparrow for this special event discussing America’s two WWII presidents and their role in the Manhattan Project’s dramatic race for atomic power.
Ben Bederson, The Manhattan Project
Ben Bederson discusses his time at Los Alamos developing components for the plutonium bomb that that was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.
Hans Courant, Los Alamos
Hans Courant talks about his time at Los Alamos, building components for the atomic bomb, and coming to the realization that the bomb would be used on human beings.
Eugene DiSabatino: Manhattan Project
DiSabatino was selected by Army officers at NYU and after being interviewed was assigned to Los Alamos.
Manhattan Project FAQs—from the minds of students!
Thousands of students ask—we answer! Let's dig into the top five questions about the Manhattan Project.
Behind the Scenes: Documenting the Manhattan Project
A national Electronic Field Trip examining the top-secret WWII effort to build the atomic bomb is coming to classrooms in early 2020.