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DOE Releases Manhattan District History and Oppenheimer Personnel Hearing Transcript via OSTI-Hosted OpenNet

by Rita Hohenbrink 09 Oct, 2014 in


The Department of Energy (DOE) recently completed two significant declassification efforts and has made the newly released documents publicly available on the OpenNet database, which DOE launched 20 years ago to improve public access to declassified documents.  The website...

Related Topics: atom bomb, declassified, hearing, Leslie Groves, Manhattan Project, OpenNet, Oppenheimer, security

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Remembering September 11

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Remembering September 11

On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 hijackers took control of four commercial airliners en route to San Francisco and Los Angeles after takeoff from Boston, Newark and Washington, DC.  Many of us will always remember where we were and what we were doing that Tuesday morning in what turned out to be the worst attack on American soil that claimed the lives of 2,977 innocent victims.


Department of Energy researchers and national laboratories responded to the call to ensure that such an attack be avoided in the future.  DOE researchers have a long history of working on...

Related Topics: 9/11, anti-terrorism, security, September 11, terror, threat

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