News and Articles
News and Articles
Oak Ridge in the News
Friday, May 28, 2010
According to Knoxville News-Sentinel's Frank Munger, "Historic preservation is gaining new momentum in Oak Ridge."Munger describes the recent emergency rehabilitation of the historic Alexander Inn as well as a letter from Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Ines Triay that may help Oak Ridge become part of a Manhattan Project National Historical Park.
K-25 Plant Named One of Tennessee's Ten Most Endangered Historic Sites
Monday, May 24, 2010
NASHVILLE, TN (May 21, 2010): The Tennessee Preservation Trust announced on Thursday, May 21, 2010, that the K-25 plant in Oak Ridge, TN, is one of the state's ten most endangered historic sites. The groundbreaking uranium enrichment facility played a vital role in World War II, the Cold War and civilian nuclear power industry.
Manhattan Project Anthology to be Made Available to the Blind
Friday, March 19, 2010
The Library of Congress selected the Atomic Heritage Foundation's Image Manhattan Project anthology for its National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) program. A small company in Nashua, NH, is producing the recording of the book.
Manhattan Project Comes to Life in Animated Feature Musical "Bomb Squad"
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Director Ben Hillman brings the Manhattan Project to life in the new Image animated/feature musical Bomb Squad, which traces the making of the atomic bomb from Marie Curie's laboratory through World War II. In addition to the famous scientists and politicians, materials such as plutonium and heavy water are also given singing roles.
Harry Kamack, Manhattan Project Veteran (1918-2009)
Thursday, February 4, 2010
The Atomic Heritage Foundation was privileged to know Harry Kamack. As the attached obituary notes, he was a chemical engineer and a Manhattan Project veteran who worked at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, and Hanford, WA.
NPS to Host Meeting on Park at Los Alamos
Saturday, January 30, 2010
Los Alamos, New Mexico, Monday, February 1 - The National Park Service (NPS) will host the fourth in its series of public meetings to discuss a draft study on the creation of a Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Los Alamos on Tuesday, February 2, 2010.