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UNHO 287: Science and History of the Manhattan Project with Dr. Riedinger

This semester, a small group of honors students has the privilege of engaging with retirees from the Oak Ridge National Lab in a course titled, The Science and History of the Manhattan Project. Taught by Dr. Lee Riedinger, Director of the Bredesen Center, Professor of Physics, and long-time friend to the Honors & Scholars community, and Mr. Ray Smith, retired Historian of Y-12, this course focuses on the interplay of science and history in relation to the development of the nuclear age. Now, you can follow along on our YouTube account. Prepare yourself to plunge into the past and watch the first class session below!