THE APOCALYPSE FACTORY: Plutonium and the Making of the Atomic Age
Established in 1943, the Hanford nuclear facility, tucked into the desert of eastern Washington State away from prying eyes, was built to produce and weaponize plutonium, the enigmatic and deadly new material that would fuel atomic bombs. In doing so, this ushered in a new and terrifying nuclear era. Photos.
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