The Manhattan Project Making The Atomic Bomb
Manhattan Project, The Untold Story of the Making of the Atomic Bomb
A non-technical narrative of the actual making of the first Atom bomb with an accent on the personal cases of the participants; and the industrial companies that built it. Rich of human stories and anecdotes. Foreign edition of the book include Grat Britian, France, Japan, Germany, Italy, and Bulgaria.
The advent of nuclear weapons, brought about by the Manhattan Project, not only helped bring an end to World War II but ushered in the atomic age and determined how the next war—the Cold War—would be fought. The Manhattan Project also became the organizational model behind the impressive achievements of American "big science" during the second half of the twentieth century, which demonstrated the relationship between basic scientific research and national security.
The Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977 brought together for the first time in one department most of the Federal Government's energy programs. With these programs came a score of organizational entities each with its own history and traditions,
Manhattan Project: The Untold Story of the Making of the Atomic Bomb