Emilio Segrè  “It was wartime…”
Nuclear Weapons & the Manhattan Project

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Emilio Segrè  “It was wartime…”

Emilio Segrè speaking (excerpt) on his experience with the Manhattan Project at the Los Alamos National Laboratory
Recorded March 23, 1989 at the East Bay Media Center in Berkeley, CA
Edited by BerkeleyCitizen

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From 1943 to 1946 he worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory as a group leader for the Manhattan Project. He found in April 1944 that Thin Man, the proposed plutonium gun-type nuclear weapon, would not work because of the presence of plutonium-240 impurities

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