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Visit the Reactor That Made the Plutonium for the “Fat Man” Nuclear Bomb via IEEE Spectrum

The Manhattan Project’s B Reactor at Hanford is a fascinating, complicated monument to U.S. nuclear historyBy Maria Gallucci A literal pile of cylinders rises 11 meters high inside a graphite box, filling the dimensions of a cavernous hall. The towering grid of … Continue reading

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