Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Los Alamos

UC still has connections with Los Alamos as a co-manager of the lab there that goes back to the Manhattan Project of World War II. The Guardian has an interesting contemporary portrait of Los Alamos - originally built as a secret city:

For deeper history, we again recommend the BBC series - now on YouTube for free - which deals with Berkeley Professor J. Robert Oppenheimer who became co-director of the Manhattan Project:

The first episode is below. Links to the full series are at an earlier blog post at:

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