The definitive history of nuclear weapons and the Manhattan Project. From the turn-of-the-century discovery of nuclear energy to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan, Richard Rhodes's Pulitzer Prize-winning book details the science, the people, and
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Featuring a glittering, star-studded cast, Christopher Nolan's brilliant new film charts the turbulent life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the theoretical physicist who played a significant role in developing the first atomic bombs. If you enjoyed the movie, here's your chance to learn more about this fascinating chapter from history.
On July 5, 1946, the bikini debuted and forever altered swimwear so dramatically that the ripples are still being felt 72 years later!