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The Making of the Atomic Bomb - Study Guide Chapter 17 "The Evils of This Time" Summary & Analysis

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Bush and Conant agree that the gun method of detonation is as certain to work as any new procedure. Oppenheimer continues to work on the implosion method. Bush and Conant also write Secretary of War Stimson concerning the need for an arms control treaty somehow including the Soviet Union. Their letter causes President Roosevelt concern that Felix Frankfurter and Neils Bohr have breached Manhattan Project security. The Fermis, now American citizens, move to Los Alamos in September 1944 into a fourplex apartments on the Hill. Rudolph Peierl and wife Genia live below them. Parties are developed for Saturday nights, including Westernized square dancing. Baby making is a main activity. Some of the scientists travel on Sundays to see New Mexico's legendary sights. They discuss physics at 12,500 feet on the Sangre de Cristos. Others seek...

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