Luis W. Alvarez, Pt. 2


The second part of the Luis Alvarez episode covers his time as part of the Manhattan Project designing detonators for atomic bombs. Beyond his controversial work, Alvarez also contributed to particle physics, mystery solving and paleontology.

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Topics in this Podcast: American history, Hispanic and Latino history, Physics, Luis W. Alvarez, science history, wwii, biographies, U.S. history, World War II, nuclear weapons, Manhattan Project