Links for "Making the Bomb"
Timelines and biographies
made by students the first time I taught the class, Spring 1999.
A fair-sized collection of pictures of physicists
A timeline from the U.S. department of energy
has a good set of
The High Energy Weapons Archive A Guide to Nuclear Weapons
. Lots of background info. Contains some short historical summaries that might be a nice complement to Rhodes. For example, see
Dawn of the Atomic Age
Invention and Discovery: Atomic Bombs and Fission
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Atomic Energy Insights.
"Nuclear energy exists. We believe it should be used to make the world a better place."
. Lots of physics stuff. Not sure much of it is relevant to the class, but if you need to know the values of the fundamental physical constants, go here.
The atomic traveler
. Atomic tourism links. Really. Much interesting info about sites all over the Western U.S., historical background, etc.
The Manhattan Project Heritage Preservation Association, Inc.
. "Preserving, Exhibiting, Interpreting and Teaching the History of the Manhattan Project."
Nuclear Weapons Links Search Engine & News Site
and other stuff.
Links to other lists of links
Atomic Bulletin Links Page
. A very large collection of links from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Atomic Hot Links
. A large, uncategorized list.
Atomic bomb links
Fallout - Orion.
Making the Bomb
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