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    Ellenn Seaborg Essay

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    After his time working on the Manhattan Project, Seaborg returned to the University of California, Berkeley, as a professor. Dr. Seaborg’s many advancements in the realm of nuclear science paved the way for the him to be appointed different positions. From 1954 to 1961, he was the Associate…

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    The government gave the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers complete jurisdiction and control over the project. At the time, this federal agency contained engineers and scientists who could optimize the construction and development of different plants necessary to the development of the project. The agency was allowed to use “eminent domain” in order to obtain the amount of land crucial to the venture. Eminent Domain forced thousands of people living…

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    what the consequences would be for their actions. A soldier described the dropping of the atomic bomb as exciting at first when they saw the cloud circle, until they saw the after effects of what they have done. The scientific gamble of the Manhattan Project has cost the United States over 2 billion dollars, but they described the bombing of Japan as a “victory” despite the many casualties it caused to the people of Japan. After the dropping of the atomic…

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    chances to accept unconditional surrender. In short it is a justifiable act since it brought benefits with it’s actions that could not have been achieved through conventional terms. The Manhattan Project was the codename for the US led effort to develop and successfully use an Atomic Bomb. the Manhattan Project…

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    After his return to England, in 1941 Fuchs was invited by Rudolf Peierls, another German-born British physicist, to Birmingham to work on the British nuclear weapon project, codenamed Tube Alloys. While there were concerns regarding the security of hiring Fuchs, good scientists were in such short demand that Britain decided that Fuchs was worth the risk. He was cleared by MI5 and also by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research for this position. This decision was later criticized in…

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    with the Manhattan Project. Also, he was in charge of where it would happen, so he proposed that a new town would be created not made, this town was later named Los Alamos. “"He's a genius. A real genius... Why, Oppenheimer knows about everything. He can talk to you about anything you bring up. Well, not exactly. I guess there are a few things he doesn't know about. He doesn't know anything about sports.” Said the General Leslie Groves.”(PBS) To get people to help with the Manhattan Project he…

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    physicist’s and his college’s works. Monk speaks of Oppenheimer’s work during the Manhattan project and how this wartime affair caused a shift of theoretical physics to the United States; furthermore, he mentions the trials that Oppenheimer hops through in order to become the young leader he was. Monk also describes Oppenheimer’s roles as a leader, colleague, and friend throughout the entire project. Shortly after the Manhattan project comes to an end and the bombs are dropped in Japan,…

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    to design and build the atomic bomb received its code name, the "Manhattan Project" (Manhattan).…

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    forever. As early as the beginning of the war, brilliant minds such as Albert Einstein advised President Truman on creating a nuclear bomb. (“Nuclear Bomb”) This bomb was meant to be the most powerful weapon ever used in military history. The Manhattan Project was the codename for America 's research in trying to create the world 's first atomic bomb. Once America succeeded in this discovery, two bombs were dropped on Japan to end the war. The exploration of new and more dangerous military…

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    rapidly south. So the United States created an operation, The Manhattan Project, to begin our own nuclear experiments. This operation, in accordance with the sensitive nature, ended up as highly secretive and massively complicated. "Secrecy was paramount. Neither the Germans nor the Japanese could learn of the project. Roosevelt and Churchill also agreed that the Stalin would be kept in the dark..." If anyone got wind of this project it could end in…

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