Part of the crew of the Manhattan Project. 

Building of the First Atomic Bomb During World War II

History of Studying Radioactive and Atomic Energy The first significant studies of atomic radioactivity emerged during what Lawrence Badash refers to in Rutherford and Boltwood: Letters on Radioactivity (1969) as the scientific revolution of the 1980s that “changed the face … Continue reading Building of the First Atomic Bomb During World War II

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The Stories Behind Different Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas is right around the corner. In less than two weeks, people all over the world will have decorated trees, prepared a feast and their gifts wrapped and ready. Following Christmas traditions are what make the holiday season more memorable, … Continue reading The Stories Behind Different Christmas Traditions Around the World

Stone walls, ceilings, and floors tat lead to an unknown path, with glimpses of light shining through from the sum.

The Historical Significance of the World’s Unsolved Mysteries

Treasure hunters, historians, and the entertainment industry have taken a strong interest in the mysteries.  Conspiracies and theories surround some of the world’s greatest mysteries but, unfortunately, that’s all they are. The Amber Room The construction of the golden, jewel-encrusted … Continue reading The Historical Significance of the World’s Unsolved Mysteries

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Travel Guide: Explore Göttingen, Lower Saxony’s Heartwarming Small City

Göttingen is a university city with a smell of history, located in Lower Saxony, Germany.  While roaming in the streets of Göttingen, you will come across pigeons having chocolate dropped on the pavements. You will see that they have gotten … Continue reading Travel Guide: Explore Göttingen, Lower Saxony’s Heartwarming Small City