TIL of Oak Ridge, a city built in the U.S. in 1942. 100,000 people lived and worked there doing very specific tasks, most of whom with no idea of what they were working towards. In 1945 they saw news reports of the atomic bombings of Japan and realised they’d been working on the bombs all along via /r/todayilearned


TIL of Oak Ridge, a city built in the U.S. in 1942. 100,000 people lived and worked there doing very specific tasks, most of whom with no idea of what they were working towards. In 1945 they saw news reports of the atomic bombings of Japan and realised they’d been working on the bombs all along
http://j.mp/2N6aIGt

Submitted September 11, 2018 at 08:30AM by autonova3
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