Founded 75 years ago to harness the power of nuclear reactions for energy purposes, Argonne National Laboratory has grown into one of the US' largest science laboratories, with partners in industry and academia continuing to tackle the challenges of energy storage.
On a warm, New York August day in 1942, a covert group of the US' top scientists gathered; their secret mission was to create a nuclear weapon. Three years later, a mushroom cloud rose majestically from the barren plains of New Mexico. The Manhattan Project had detonated its first bomb— the rest of the project's devastating history is . . .