The Creation, Development, Destruction, and Consequences of The Bomb

A review of Gerard J. DeGroot, The Bomb: A Life, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006). In, The Bomb: A Life by Gerard J. DeGroot, the scope of the book encompasses the story of nuclear power being weaponized into the atomic bombs. The structure of the book follows a chronological order where it starts with […]

August 12 (1945)

Title: August 12 (1945). Originally in Japanese and then translated in English by Hikaru Tajima. Ownership of Document: The National Security Archive, George Washington University. Type of Primary Document: Diary of Sokichi Takagi. Unique Physical Characteristics: The diary entry appears to be typed by way of typewriter which is different from most diaries because […]

Fat Man Title: Fat Man Date: August 9th, 1945. Geography: Created at Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America. Culture: As far as it’s culture, it was made in America yet many people from many different Nationalities helped create Fat Man so I think it is fair to say that it is a multi-national artifact. […]