The Manhattan Project

How Nuclear Physics Changed the World
Bruce Cameron Reed
donderdag 1 december 2016

The development of nuclear weapons during the Manhattan Project is one of the most significant scientific events of the twentieth century. The Manhattan Project was the United States Army’s effort to develop and use nuclear weapons in World War II. After two and a half years of intense work and great expense, scientists on the Manhattan Project succeeded in developing two very different designs for fission bombs, one of which used uranium and the other plutonium.

Awe and Disbelief

Christian Art Through Muslim Eyes
Navid Kermani interviewed by Andreas Blühm
maandag 28 november 2016

In his book Ungläubiges Staunen (Awe and Disbelief; Dutch translation Goddelijke Kunst), Navid Kermani comes face to face with great and lesser-known masterpieces of Christian art. He does this with an open mind, an open heart and unbridled curiosity.