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2012
March 2012
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Visions
It's 1945, just after the Trinity test. Where is General Leslie Groves looking?
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Dissecting President Truman's announcement of the atomic bomb, which was neither written nor actually said by Truman himself.
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News and Notes
Los Alamos has released some new footage from World War II at the lab. I point out all of the cool dogs in it, and a few other things.
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Meditations
Vannevar Bush had a problem: French physicists had filed for a patent on the nuclear reactor. A novel form of secrecy was his answer.
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Visions
Why Life magazine's speculative August 1945 story on the atomic bomb -- and its drawings -- raised the censors' eyebrows.
February 2012
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Redactions
An engineer close to the development of the atom bomb considers the relative risks and benefits of declassifying the concept of "implosion."
January 2012
27
News and Notes
In early 1942, General Leslie Groves wrote to the future author of the famous Smyth Report for advice about whether his son study physics.
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Redactions
One of the most famous documents of the nuclear age was actually censored when it was first released. Find out what was removed, and why.
2011
December 2011
16
Visions
In their quest for appearing serious about secrecy, the U.S. government has gotten increasingly dull in its graphics design.
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Redactions
Communicating the results of the first atomic bomb from Tinian to Washington, DC, was no easy thing.
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November 2011
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