News and Articles
News and Articles
Friday, April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016 would have been J. Robert Oppenheimer's 112th birthday. As director of the Los Alamos Laboratory during the Manhattan Project, Oppenheimer proved to be an extraordinary choice. Unfortunately, after the war, the FBI dredged up his early Communist associations and his security clearance was revoked, preventing Oppenheimer from influencing policy.
Secretary Kerry Visits Hiroshima
Thursday, April 14, 2016
On April 11, 2016, Secretary of State John F. Kerry visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Park. Kerry became the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit the memorial dedicated to the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.
"Know Before You Go"
Thursday, March 31, 2016
The Atomic Heritage Foundation (AHF) is pleased to present a new “Ranger in Your Pocket” program that is designed for future visitors to the B Reactor called “Know Before You Go.” The B Reactor Museum Association (BRMA), founded in 1990 by retired Hanford engi
AHF Attends National Parks Friends Meeting
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
On March 15-16, Atomic Heritage Foundation (AHF) President Cynthia C. Kelly and AHF staff attended the National Parks Friends Alliance meeting in Washington, DC. This biannual conference, organized by the National Park Foundation, brought together more than 130 people from the National Park Service (NPS) and partner organizations.
Manhattan Project Veterans Database Reaches 10,000 Profiles
Friday, March 18, 2016
The Atomic Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce that the Manhattan Project Veterans Database now includes more than 10,000 profiles. The database is the most comprehensive list of Manhattan Project veterans online.