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The Scientific Dilemma Behind The Manhattan Project

The Scientific Dilemma Behind The Manhattan Project

On the latest episode of US television show Manhattan, the physicists assigned to developing the gun model design for the atomic bomb hit a major obstacle that threatens to sink the gun model for good. It’s a dilemma ripped straight from the history books, along with the eventual solution.

You Can Buy This Window From The Manhattan Project For A Small Fortune

You Can Buy This Window From The Manhattan Project For A Small Fortune

Bonhams auction house is gearing up for a big “History of Science” sale on October 22. Among the many intriguing lots is a slab of unique glass used during one of the darkest scientific pursuits we’ve ever embarked upon: The Manhattan Project. But don’t worry. It’s not radioactive.