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Browse our collection of oral histories with workers, families, service members, and more about their experiences in the Manhattan Project.
Tour some of the key locations of the Manhattan Project with an audio guide.
J. Ernest Wilkins Jr. (1923-2011) was a prominent African American mathematician and physicist who worked at the University of Chicago Met Lab during the Manhattan Project.
Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906-1972) was a German-born American theoretical physicist and 1963 Nobel Prize winner.
Lieutenant General Leslie Groves (1896-1970) was a United States Army Corps of Engineers officer and director of the Manhattan Project.