History 408 History of American Science and Technology
The Atomic Bomb
1. What¡¯s new and striking to you in the readings on this topic?
2. What did the TVA and the Manhattan Project have in common?
3. Was the Manhattan Project a scientific or technological endeavor?
4. What role did politics play in the history of nuclear power, including the use of the atomic bomb?
5. Did all the
scientists working on the bomb support the decision to drop it in
6. Do you find the readings helpful? Questions and comments? Any relevant news items or website?