Article ID: CBB001213857

Los Alamos and “Los Arzamas” (2013)

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Marking the seventieth anniversary of the Los Alamos Laboratory provides an opportunity for comparison with its Soviet counterpart, Arzamas-16 (nicknamed Los Arzamas). There were similarities and differences, but in their principal motivations and treatments of their scientists, they diverged irrevocably. This Editorial is based on an invited presentation on June 12, 2013, at the Norris E. Bradbury Science Museum, Los Alamos National Laboratory, in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

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Authors & Contributors
Hollinger, David A.
Reed, B. Cameron
Hoffmann, Dieter
Doel, Ronald E.
Krementsov, Nikolai L.
Adams, Mark B.
Journals
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Physics in Perspective
VIET: Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki
Comparative Studies in Society and History
Air Power History
Environmental History
Publishers
University of Oklahoma Press
Office for History of Science and Technology, University of California
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Doubleday
Yale University Press
Ashgate
Concepts
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Cross-national comparison
Technology and politics
Cold War
Technology
Science and politics
People
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Places
United States
Soviet Union
Germany
Russia
Great Britain
China
Times
20th century
20th century, early
20th century, late
21st century
Institutions
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Anthropologie, Menschliche Erblehre und Eugenik
Maxim Gorky Medical Genetics Institute (USSR)
Eugenics Record Office, Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Ford Motor Company
University of California, Berkeley
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