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Title: The Ames Project (1942-1946)

The Ames Laboratory was officially founded on May 17, 1947, following development of a process to purify uranium metal for the historic Manhattan Project. From 1942 to 1946, Ames Lab scientists producmore »ed over two-million pounds of uranium metal. A U.S. Department of Energy national research laboratory, the Ames Laboratory creates materials and energy solutions. Iowa State University operates Ames Laboratory under contract with the DOE.« less
Title: The Ames Project (1942-1946)
Publication Date: 2012-06-14
OSTI Identifier: 1082315
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: AMES (Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS ; uranium ; manhattan ; fission ; atomic ; chicago ; AMES
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:34:32
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27