Take a virtual tour through the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History. Exhibits trace the history of the atomic age beginning with Ancient Arms Control. A "cessation of armaments" was first recorded in 546 B.C.E. The tour highlights nuclear medicine, Madame Curie, Road to the Atomic Age, and The Manhattan Project. The Decision to Drop is accompanied by pictures and quotes. The exhibits end with technology through the Cold War and Expansion eras. This is an easy-to-understand overview that lends a historical perspective to nuclear energy and weaponry.
National Atomic Museum
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• High School Middle School