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Los Alamos - Part 1

Sometimes a place just fits, like an old pair of blue jeans. That was Los Alamos for us. We came to this area to visit my friend who I met when I was pregnant with Dooder. 749 more words

Surprises of the South West

Casinos: we were amazed at the number of casinos we came across on this trip. Apart from the number we were also struck by the size (they were HUGE) and location (they were often in remote areas with very little population). 881 more words

New Mexico

The tragedy of Robert Oppenheimer | Prospect Magazine

The tragedy of Robert Oppenheimer | Prospect Magazine. I lectured yesterday on World War II, including the Manhattan Project.  Here is a good article on Robert Oppenheimer, the Director at Los Alamos Manhattan Project.  Note his interest in literature.

US History II

Atoms, Nature, and Man; A Look at Nuclear Test Effects on the EcoSystem

Atoms, Nature, and Man

This report investigates the effects of nuclear explosions had to our eco system and our Oceans. It mainly focuses on the Bikini Atoll’s which is where the second, Test Abel and third Test Baker were conducted, the first nuclear test being The Gadget at White Sands New Mexico in 1945 before Fat Man and Little Boy were dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima. 18 more words


In The Matter Of J. Robert Oppenheimer

These are transcripts from The United States Atomic Energy Commission Personnel Board In The Matter Of J. Robert Oppenheimer April 1954

Vol I Oppenheimer

Vol II Oppenheimer… 73 more words

Los Alamos

"For ‘tis the sport to have the engineer Hoist with his own petard"

Hamlet, Act 3, Scene 4

William Shakespeare

The RSC‘s Oppenheimer, telling the story of the creation of the nuclear bomb, has gained a surprising amount of five star reviews recently, plus a West End transfer. 97 more words