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Physics/Library Seminar: The Tuballoy Project: Bloomfield's Westinghouse plant and uranium production for the Atomic Bomb

October 21, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location Schmitt Hall - 327
SponsorPhysics Club, Sprague Library, Physics & AstronomyMore Informationhttps:/‌/‌montclair.zoom.us/‌j/‌87983457654Posted InCollege of Science and Mathematics
Alex Wellerstein

Dr. Alex Wellerstein, Professor of History, Stevens Institute of Technology, recounts the history of the Westinghouse Table Lamp plant in Bloomfield, NJ. The plant (established in 1920) was initially used for manufacturing lamps and then during World War II it was repurposed to produce uranium metal for the Manhattan Project.