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Jungerman honored with broadcasts

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From page A3 | April 06, 2014 |

“Memories of the Manhattan Project,” an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute course taught in winter 2010 by John A. Jungerman, will be re-broadcast this week on Davis Media Access Channel 15.
Jungerman, an emeritus professor of  physics at UC Davis and founding director of the university’s Crocker Nuclear Laboratory, died March 28, 2014, at the age of 92.

As a graduate student at UC Berkeley and Los Alamos during World War II, Jungerman worked on the Manhattan Project, witnessing the first atomic bomb test, “Trinity,” at White Sands, N.M., in 1945.

The course will air at 6 p.m. Monday; noon Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, April 13; and 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12.

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