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Knoxville Gets Some Fame! June 16, 2005 6:03 am

Posted by djuggler in : Daily Life
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Knoxville is honored with a reference in this Slashdot article (which originates from this CNN article)

OAK RIDGE, Tennessee (AP) — The government is offering a rare glimpse of the massive machines used to enrich uranium for the “Little Boy” bomb — the first atomic weapon used in war, dropped 60 years ago in August on Hiroshima, Japan.

Ummm.. Weren’t they tearing all that down?

“Don’t you know the people in Knoxville wondered what in the world was going on out here,” Department of Energy guide Ray Smith said Monday. “All this material was coming in, truckload after truckload, and nothing ever left.”

If you squint and read that, I think they might be poking fun on our intelligence.

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