A horrible accident at Los Alamos in 1958 illustrates what happens to a person's body when they stand next to plutonium during a chain reaction.
Today the Senate passed a bill that will create three National Parks sites to commemorate the Manhattan Project, the World War II program that gave us the atomic bomb.
What would you do if your boss handed you a mysterious box and said that if anything weird started happening with it, to just ditch the thing and run as fast as you can? Well that's exactly what happened to a poor courier working for the Manhattan Project back in the 1940s — a courier who, as it turns out, was…
Want a ticket for the express line to federal prison? Try selling nuclear tech to another country. A husband and wife duo—former contractors at the nuke-specializing Los Alamos National Lab—are indicted on charges of exporting secrets to Venezuela.