Oscar-nominated THE DAY AFTER TRINITY is a haunting journey through the dawn of the Nuclear Age, an inclusive history of the Manhattan Project and the man behind it - J. Robert Oppenheimer, the principal architect of the...
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Explores the politics and science behind the military decision to drop the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945. Investigates the events that led up to the bombing and discusses the consequences.
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"Since World War II, the number of nuclear nations has proliferated, despite the fact atomic bombs are considered the most tightly guarded, top-secret of weapons. National Geographic delves into the tumultuous history o...
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Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.
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Discusses various topics connected to the production of the atom bomb, including the development of nuclear energy, work on atomic weapons at the Los Alamos and other sites, and the decision to use the first atomic bomb...
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Lawrence M. Krauss chronicles the life and achievements of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman, whose work with quantum mechanics has reshaped many aspects of modern science. Krauss traces the colorful, turbule...