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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

4:00 pm , Room 2019, Morrill Hall
The Ames Connection to WW2's Manhattan Project

Presented by Kathy Svec, daughter of one of the project researchers, will tell the story of how Ames became one of 32 sites across the U.S. to work on the top-secret nuclear fission project. Her father, Harry J. Svec, was pulled into the research while a graduate student in Chemistry at Iowa State.

(University Museums)