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The Weekly Gallery Crawl: 5/27-5/29

Collected weekly by Stephanie Burke On my recent road trip through California, Oregon, and Washington, I stopped and visited the B Reactor at Hanford, Washington.  Lots of talk of Fermi and the University of Chicago on the tour, so this week our intrepid gallery crawler bears on his back Nuclear Energy, a bronze sculpture by... Read more »

Art News/News Art: Nuclear Art

Say "Up and ATOM!" "Up and AT THEM!" No, no, no, "Up and ATOM!" That is what I said, "Up and AT THEM!"
My mother grew up in the Tri-Cities in south-eastern Washington, not far from Hanford. The house she grew up in, and in which I spent most of my summers as a child, was build around the skeleton of a trailer my grandfather bought from Hanford after its part of the Manhattan Project ended. This summer... Read more »