Richard Malenfant presents the history of the Manhattan Project from the discovery of fission through the weapons tests in the Pacific. Learn of the significant events, discoveries, and people who contributed to the Project.
Richard (Dick) Malenfant joined the critical experiments facility at the Los Alamos National laboratory in 1961, following a tour of active duty in the US Air Force at Wright-Patterson AFB as a Nuclear Research Officer. He retired from full-time employment in 1996 and continues his association with the laboratory as a guest scientist. His special interests include the history of the Manhattan Project and the work done at Los Alamos.