atomic age http://kcur.org en Tracing The Atomic Age http://kcur.org/post/tracing-atomic-age <p></p><p>If you want drama, the story of how we developed atomic energy has it. From the novelty of X-rays to the destructive power unleashed in Hiroshima, to a major energy source — all the up and downs are there.&nbsp;</p><p>On Thursday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we talk with an author who has traced the details of these events and many in-between to construct a history of the atomic age. We look at how scientists managed to get from Marie Curie’s discovery to the Manhattan Project and beyond.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:27:14 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 52886 at http://kcur.org Tracing The Atomic Age Local Artifacts From The Atomic Era http://kcur.org/post/local-artifacts-atomic-era <p>Once upon a time, youth in the '50s and '60s lived in fear. They practiced going to “fallout” shelters to escape the atomic bomb.</p><p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:53:17 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 28474 at http://kcur.org Local Artifacts From The Atomic Era DVD Gurus: The Bomb http://kcur.org/post/dvd-gurus-bomb <p>The dawn of the<strong> atomic age</strong> reverberated throughout the world.&nbsp; It even found its way to <strong>Hollywood</strong>. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 24474 at http://kcur.org DVD Gurus: The Bomb