Essays Tagged: "Manhattan Project"

An essay on Oppenheimer's morals VS. the government on building the bomb for the government

overnmentJulius Robert Oppenheimer was made director of the Los Alamos laboratory and conducted the Manhattan Project. His team designed two bombs, one using uranium (called "Little Boy") and one usin ... sing plutonium ("Fat Man"). By early 1945, nuclear plants around the nation (also working under the Manhattan Project) had produced enough nuclear material to being testing. On July 13, 1945, at a sit ...

(2 pages) 57 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Atomic Bombing of World War II

opped the atomic bomb?'When the United States was making the atomic bomb it named the operation the Manhattan Project because much of the early research was done in New York City. The program was orga ...

(4 pages) 123 1 3.5 Jan/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Manhattan Project, the development of the atomic bomb

etter signed by Albert Einstein, and its importance was acknowledged by Roosevelt. The seed for the Manhattan Project, as the development of the atomic bomb became called (codenamed Manhattan Engineer ... ED), was planted. However, knowledge of the United States' new weapon was not to be widespread. The Manhattan Project was kept secret via the top secret designation, compartmentalization, and informin ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.6 Jul/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Cold War

ommunist who fled Hitler's purge and whose ability as a nuclear physicist earned him a place on the Manhattan Project. Fuchs passed information to the Soviets beginning in 1941, and was not arrested u ...

(9 pages) 200 2 4.8 Sep/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

"The Atomic Bomb"

there where the bomb was carefully studied and accurately made by a TOP SECRET project called the 'Manhattan Project'. Thanks to the Manhattan project the atomic bomb was first tested in a New Mexico ... mb explodes and what causes it to do this. Another great scientist was Niels Bohr. He worked in the Manhattan Project and studied the bomb itself. The President that started the discussion of the atom ...

(5 pages) 154 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Nuclear Droppings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

ic bomb (Bellis). It was only shortly after when the United States Government began to work on "the Manhattan Engineer District" otherwise known as "the Manhattan Project" (Sherrow).For the next six y ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

A paragraph about Louis Slotin and his life.

Louis SlotinLouis Slotin was one of the Canadian scientists working on the Manhattan project. The goal was to build an atomic bomb before Germany could. Slotin was born in Win ... rants. He was a smart student, he went on to study in three different Universities. His work on the Manhattan project was so secret that he couldn't even tell his family what he was doing. Slotin was ...

(1 pages) 23 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"With Reference to Primary and Secondary Sources, Critically Analyse the Reasons for the use of the Atomic Bomb on Japan in 1945"

s been well documented, along with the decision process and the effort to create such a weapon; the Manhattan Project. What makes the use of the atomic bomb so profound in its individuality is the fac ... apanese forces. Even many of the scientists at the heart of the creation of the atomic bomb and the Manhattan Project, particularly Oppenheimer, could not see the use of the atomic bomb beyond its pur ...

(11 pages) 175 1 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Discuss: "bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki was an immoral act, a war crime against humanity."

ral act?After the attack of Pearl Harbour in December of 1941 American military started work on the Manhattan project in secret. During the time of the development of the bomb president Roosevelt died ... ight against Japan. During a convention in Russia the atomic bomb was successfully tested. When the Manhattan Project's scientific director, Dr. Oppenheimer, saw the blast, he recalled a passage from ...

(3 pages) 62 2 2.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The Manhattan Project

The Manhattan ProjectOn the morning of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named EnolaGay flew over the indust ... effects that ithad. This I-search was a great opportunity for me to actually fulfillmy interest.The Manhattan Project was the code name for the US effortduring World War II to produce the atomic bomb. ... for the US effortduring World War II to produce the atomic bomb. It was appropriatelynamed for the Manhattan Engineer District of the US Army Corps ofEngineers, because much of the early research was ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Bookreport on a Biography of Richard Feynman.

t physics. He made many contributions both large and small throughout his life, from working on the Manhattan Project, to winning the Nobel Prize.Richard Feynman was born to Melville and Lucille Feynm ...

(8 pages) 33 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Atomic Bomb: Fission vs. Fusion

be used to build an atomic bomb. Shortly after that the United States Government began work on the Manhattan Project. The Manhattan Project was the code name for the United States effort to develop t ... just after Einstein wrote his letter. So the race was on. Major General Wilhelm D. Styer called the Manhattan Project "the most important job in the war . . . an all-out effort to build an atomic bomb ...

(7 pages) 65 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Atomic Bomb : a reflection essay following a class debate

many might develop such a bomb first. In 1942, the United States set up a secret project called the Manhattan Project, to develop the first atomic bomb. Roosevelt died in April 1945, and Vice Presiden ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was one of the most ambitious scientific efforts in the history. It out shadowed a ... ret compound on a desert mesa in New Mexico were involved (Stoff, Fanton & Williams, 1991). The Manhattan Project was, among other things, a gigantic industrial and engineering construction effort ... ng unorthodox means, and dealing with uncertain technologies.Over the years, various aspects of the Manhattan Project and its controversial role in history have been researched and analyzed. This pape ...

(11 pages) 102 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Atomic history

ignificance often called the "atomic age."(2)The United States began a nuclear weapons program, the Manhattan Project, with Britain and Canada joining in. This effort culminated with the bombing of th ...

(20 pages) 93 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Was Truman Justified in dropping the atom bomb?

derstand how grave and dire this decision was, a brief history of the bomb itself is necessary. The Manhattan project, the United States code name for the program developing the atomic bomb, began in ... use and campaigned actively against the creation of the hydrogen bomb . The estimated costs of the Manhattan project, through 1945, are $2 billion, which each atom bomb costing one fourth of that . T ...

(9 pages) 133 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why did America drop the Atomic bomb?

rking on a new bomb which could destroy whole cities, the secret code name for the project was 'The Manhattan project'. $2 billion dollars was spent on making the bomb making it the most expensive bom ...

(4 pages) 6595 3 3.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Human or Beast? Which do you prefer?

so extraordinary evil. On one hand, we have Doctors Without Borders. On the other hand, we have the Manhattan Project, and all its terrible manifestations and policy implications that will haunt us to ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Was Harry Truman justified in deciding to use the atomis bomb?

ctober of that year with a very modest appropriation and later expanded into the two billion dollar Manhattan Project had only one purpose to harness the energy of the atom in a chain reaction to prod ... uring the first meeting the scientific members reviewed for their colleagues the sevelopment of the Manhattan Project and described vividly the destructive power of the atomic bomb. The Intermin Commi ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The development of Nuclear Weapons.

s the ultimate weapon became the peacekeeping force on the earth. The nuclear bomb was developed in Manhattan project during the WW II and was successfully tested in the New Mexico on July 16 1945. At ...

(5 pages) 89 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts