News and Articles
News and Articles
Manhattan Project Sites News: September 2018
Monday, October 1, 2018
On September 20, Oak Ridgers dedicated the new Peace Pavilion for the City’s International Friendship Bell in A.K. Bissell Park. The 8,000-pound Japanese-style bell, created in the 1990s as part of Oak Ridge’s fiftieth anniversary, is meant to symbolize peace and reconciliation between the United States and Japan after World War II.
Thanks to Our Summer Interns
Saturday, September 15, 2018
AHF is very grateful to our summer interns for their outstanding work. Our team included Jack McAuliffe, a rising junior at Yale University; Joseph O’Connor (Connor) Gill, a rising senior at George Washington University; and Simon Mairson, a recent graduate of Georgetown University now continuing his studies in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Manhattan Project Sites News - July/August 2018
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
On July 29, the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) closed its doors at its location at 300 S. Tulane Avenue, where it had been open to visitors since 1975. AMSE will reopen in its new location at Main Street Oak Ridge in mid-October, with a grand opening ceremony planned for October 18 (photo of construction, left courtesy of John Huotari/Oak Ridge Today).
Manhattan Project Veterans on the Bombing of Nagasaki
Thursday, August 9, 2018
The Atomic Heritage Foundation has more than 500 interviews with Manhattan Project veterans and their families on “The Voices of the Manhattan Project” website. Here are some excerpts in which veterans and their family members recall and reflect on the bombing of Nagasaki.
Manhattan Project Veterans on the Bombing of Hiroshima
Monday, August 6, 2018
The Atomic Heritage Foundation has more than 500 interviews with Manhattan Project veterans and their families on the “Voices of the Manhattan Project” website. Here are some excerpts in which veterans and their family members recall and reflect on the bombing of Hiroshima.