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A billboard at the Oak Ridge Facility, in Oak Ridge, Tenn., which warned workers there to maintain silence and secrecy about what they were working on: the development of the atomic bomb as part of the Manhattan Project. The photograph was taken in August 1945.

Jaguar F-type: A return to form (pictures

Ed Clark :: A billboard at the Oak Ridge Facility warning workers to keep silent about the work done on the Manhattan Project, the secret WWII program that built the atomic bomb, August 1945

the first atomic bomb, tested in 1945 in New Mexico, was the culmination of the 'Manhattan Project'. It was simply referred to as 'the gadget'.

Trinity, the first atomic bomb, tested in 1945 in New Mexico, was the culmination of the 'Manhattan Project'. It was simply referred to as 'the gadget'.

“We’re all sons of bitches now.” J. Robert Oppenheimer, in the white hat, and Gen. Leslie Groves, military  commander of the Manhattan Project, examine the twisted wreckage that is  all that remains of a 100-foot tower, winch and shack that held the first  nuclear weapon before its July 16, 1945, detonation. On the far  right is Victor Weisskopf of the Manhattan Project’s Theoretical  Division.

Top scientists at ground zero soon after the world’s first nuclear explosion July 1945 [[MORE]] Tokyo_Yosomono: “ Oppenheimer and General Leslie Groves inspect the melted remnants of the

MANHATTAN PROJECT PROMO DESIGN. Motion graphics title sequence and openers style frames

MANHATTAN PROJECT PROMO DESIGN - I love the way they have manipulated the images here, the black banner over the eyes, upside down images and the cracked glass on the photo frame

B Reactor Control Console, Source of Nagasaki Bomb Plutonium, Hanford Nuclear Reservation, WA 1944

B Reactor Control Console, Source of Nagasaki Bomb Plutonium, Hanford Nuclear Reservation, WA 1944 Martin Miller

J. Robert Oppenheimer (Oppy), (1904-1967) was the scientific director of the Manhattan Project, the World War II project that developed the first nuclear weapons.

Robert Oppenheimer Working Out Physics Equations on the Blackboard in His…

Employees of the Manhattan Project operating calutron control panels at Y-12 National Security Complex, Oak Ridge, circa 1943. US government photo by Ed Westcott via reddit [[MORE]] Particularly interesting historical background of this photo to whoever’s interested! (source: Wikipedia ) Calutron operators at their panels, in the Y-12 plant at Oak Ridge, TN during World War II. The calutrons were used to refine uranium ore into fissile material.

Employees of the Manhattan Project operating calutron control panels at National Security Complex, Oak Ridge, circa US government photo by Ed Westcott

J. Robert Oppenheimer; creator of the atomic bomb who quoted these lines from Bhagavad Gita: "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds". Photo by Philippe Halsman.

Robert Oppenheimer, creator of the atomic bomb who quoted these lines from Bhagavad Gita: "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds". Photo by Philippe Halsman

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