Manhattan Project

Latest Manhattan Project Items
  • Anti-nuke groups to fight Manhattan Project parks

    Anti-nuclear activists are lining up against legislation to create national parks at Los Alamos National Laboratory and two other sites where the world's first nuclear bombs were developed, calling the plan an expensive glorification of an ugly chapter in history.

  • A replica of the 4.5-ton atomic bomb Fat Man is at the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum in Nagasaki, western Japan. (Associated Press)

    Tourism spikes at nuclear sites

    The crisis in Japan has boosted interest in nuclear-related museums and plants, once-secret Manhattan Project complexes and areas laid waste by disaster.

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