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New nonfiction titles for kids

...first atomic bombs. Besides Gold, the story focuses on Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant physicist who led the Manhattan Project, and Knut Haukelid, a rough-and-tumble member of the Norwegian resistance. As we get to know each of these...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-25/new-nonfiction-titles-kids
Art
Researchers discover radioactive files in their midst

...have made a startling discovery - some of the documents are themselves radioactive. More than 50 years after the Manhattan Project ushered in the Atomic Age, researchers working for the Department of Energy found a gray dust on a few of the papers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051200/Bre_news.html
Breaking
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...have made a startling discovery - some of the documents are themselves radioactive. More than 50 years after the Manhattan Project ushered in the Atomic Age, researchers working for the Department of Energy found a gray dust on a few of the papers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051200/Bre_news.shtml
Military leaders tout missile defense

...delivery to the Joint Armed Services Committee of the Legislature. "In my view, it is as complex a task as the Manhattan Project or the Apollo moon-landing program." "Clearly, Alaska will play a significant role in future defense of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020502/sta_addefense.shtml
News
Einstein was a man of strong convictions

...to President Roosevelt in 1939 encouraging the development of an atomic bomb. His letter was an impetus for the Manhattan Project that constructed the atomic bomb. ``Had I known that the Germans would not succeed in developing the atom bomb...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031199/Ope_palcol.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...to President Roosevelt in 1939 encouraging the development of an atomic bomb. His letter was an impetus for the Manhattan Project that constructed the atomic bomb. ``Had I known that the Germans would not succeed in developing the atom bomb...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031199/Ope_palcol.shtml
Northwest Digest

...illustrates the difficulties of trying to safely dispose of nuclear waste that dates back to World War II and the Manhattan Project to build nuclear weapons. Hanford covers about 560 square miles in southcentral Washington near the Tri-Cities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080107/sta_20070801006.shtml
News
Best president of century? Truman

...President Roosevelt had only one lunch with his fourth vice president, and did not even tell Truman about the Manhattan Project to produce the atomic bomb. A few weeks later, Roosevelt was dead, Truman was president and at Potsdam dealing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121599/Ope_tru.html
Opinion
A new 'START' for mankind without nuclear arms

...Cold War, but the nuclear arms race began with the development of the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Manhattan Project was rushed into motion by President Franklin Roosevelt because his administration feared that Adolf Hitler's Nazi...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041310/opi_606354259.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Online Frontiers: Lights out: Hanford is close to shuttering WWII plutonium plant

...II-era facility where plutonium was processed for nuclear weapons. The 55-year-old plant - built as part of the Manhattan Project - will be fully deactivated next month, four years ahead of schedule and at an estimated savings of $100 million...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083098/plutonium.html

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