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Manhattan Project Events and News
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Fall is a great time to enjoy a number of Manhattan Project-related events around the country. This Saturday, Hanford, WA, will host a "Ride the Reactor" tour where cyclists can bike around the iconic B Reactor. The $60 registration fee includes the bike ride, a catered lunch and a tour of B Reactor.
AHF Receives Grant from M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Friday, September 8, 2017
The Atomic Heritage Foundation (AHF) is pleased to announce a $198,000 grant from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, WA for interpreting the history of the Manhattan Project and its legacy. One hundred thousand dollars will be awarded outright with $98,000 contingent on raising a one-to-one match.
Movie Review: "In This Corner of the World"
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
The Japanese anime film In This Corner of the World tells the story of a young woman living near Hiroshima during World War II. Directed by Sunao Katabuchi and based on a manga by Fumiyo Kouno, the film drew wide acclaim after it debuted in 2016, winning the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year.
Trinity Site T-Shirt Now Available
Monday, September 4, 2017
On October 1, the Trinity Site will be open for visitors for just the second time this year. In anticipation of the site being opened, AHF has printed T-shirts featuring the "Gadget" nuclear device and J. Robert Oppenheimer and General Leslie R. Groves at the Trinity Site.
Friday, September 1, 2017
September 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Manhattan Project. On August 31, the city of Oak Ridge announced a series of events to commemorate Oak Ridge's 75th anniversary. The city also unveiled a new logo and website for the 75th anniversary.