Dedicated to supporting the Manhattan Project National Historical Park and capturing the memories of the people who harnessed the energy of the atom.
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Browse our collection of oral histories with workers, families, service members, and more about their experiences in the Manhattan Project.
Tour some of the key locations of the Manhattan Project with an audio guide.
Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer, born Katherine Puening (1910-1972) was a German-American botanist and wife of Los Alamos Scientific Director J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Lieutenant General Leslie Groves (1896-1970) was a United States Army Corps of Engineers officer and director of the Manhattan Project.
Luis Alvarez (1911-1988) was an American experimental physicist and winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physics.