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TitleThe Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb. 1999 edition.
Author(s)Gosling, F. G.
Publication DateJanuary 1999
Report NumberDOE/MA--0001-01/99
Unique IdentifierACC0001
Other NumbersLegacy ID: DE99001330; OSTI ID: 303853
Research OrgUSDOE Office of Human Resources and Administration, Washington, DC (United States)
Sponsoring OrgDOE/MA
SubjectNuclear Explosions and Explosives
KeywordsNuclear Weapons; Manhattan Project; Historical Aspects
Abstract"The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb" is a short history of the origins and development of the American atomic bomb program during World War II. Beginning with the scientific developments of the pre-war years, the monograph details the role of the United States government in conducting a secret, nationwide enterprise that took science from the laboratory and into combat with an entirely new type of weapon. The monograph concludes with a discussion of the immediate postwar period, the debate over the Atomic Energy Act of 1946, and the founding of the Atomic Energy Commission.
 
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