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“The Light of New Fires: Energy Transitions Yesterday and Today” by Richard Rhodes – Video

Richard Rhodes, author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, presented this lecture titled “The Light of New Fires: Energy Transitions Yesterday and Today” at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, on October 22, 2015.

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An Evening with Denise Kiernan – Video

Denise Kiernan, author of “The Girls of Atomic City,” interviews Ruth Heddleston, Peggy Stuart, and Hazel Franklin, three of the “Calutron Girls” who operated the machines that produced uranium for the first atomic bomb. The three were teenagers when the U.S. entered World War II and were

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