Nagasaki

Today is the 59th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan. The Exploratorium has an online exhibition of photographs.

(Corrected anniversary date from 50th to 59th, thanks to a note from Edward Hasbrouck)

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oliver on August 9, 2004 - 17:06

This exhibit is quintessential Exploratorium turf: The museum was founded by the blacklisted and unemployed physicist Frank Oppenheimer, brother of J.Robert Oppenheimer, who led the project that designed the Nagasaki bomb.

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oliver on August 9, 2004 - 17:08

Blacklisted and unemployed” isn’t quite right. Make that “blackballed peacenik physicist Frank Oppenheimer”

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