This work is licensed under a creative commons attribution-noncommercial 25 license this means you're free to copy and share these comics (but not to sell them) more details. Includes costs from 1940-42 for the national defense research council and the office of scientific research and development excludes $76 million spent by the army air forces on project. Manhattan project brenda wilmoth lerner the manhattan project was an epic, secret, wartime effort to design and build the world's first nuclear weapon. Several sites in iowa played an important role during and after the manhattan project, including the ames laboratory at the iowa state university. Directed by marshall brickman with john lithgow, christopher collet, richard council, robert schenkkan a high school prodigy builds an atomic bomb with stolen plutonium to win the 45th national science fair and expose a nuclear weapons lab posing as nuclear medicine in ithaca ny.
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