Atomic Bomb

In this photo provided by the National Archives, a dense column of smoke rises more than 60,000 feet into the air over the Japanese industrial port of Nagasaki. (Getty Images)

Mich. Man Reflects On Part In Japan Bombing 66 Years Ago

The Michigan man who helped design the atomic bomb says he hopes it’s never used again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011


Alma Prof Writes Book, Article On Struggles Toward A-Bomb

Technology based in nuclear physics rather than in warfare was one of the primary challenges the World War II-era developers of the atomic bomb faced while working with hundreds of tons of uranium ore. That’s the word from Cameron Reed, Charles A. Dana professor of physics at Alma College, in his book released last October, “The Physics of the Manhattan Project.”


Joe Donovan's Detroit History- Detroit Enters The Atomic Age

The mushroom clouds over Hiroshima and Nagasaki cast shadows onto the Motor City which helped make them possible