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A little piece of local history....
1 posted on 05/27/2012 5:56:38 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

bttt


2 posted on 05/27/2012 6:09:01 AM PDT by aberaussie
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It was the key facility in the huge effort called the Manhattan Project to build the world's first atomic bomb.

A claim that might be reasonably disputed by Los Alamos.

4 posted on 05/27/2012 6:18:20 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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Went to the Oak Ridge facility about 15 years ago. Is a good museum in a beautiful part of the country.

They have a mock-up of that first reactor there, the crudity is chilling!

Just like Site Trinity. The “clean room” was in an old farmhouse with hand-lettering in dripping green paint over the door.

Today, we’d never get the job done.


9 posted on 05/27/2012 8:09:19 AM PDT by FrogMom (There is no such thing as an honest democrat!)
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*ping of interest*


12 posted on 05/27/2012 5:38:57 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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