“If I had known that the Germans would not succeed in constructing an atom bomb, I never would have moved a finger,” wrote Albert Einstein in his 1950 book, “Out of My Later Years.” He was speaking about a letter from his vacation home on Nassau Point on the North Fork warning President Franklin D. Roosevelt of a breakthrough by Nazi Germany in nuclear fission that could “lead to the construction of bombs, and it is conceivable … extremely powerful bombs of a new type.”
Atom bombs. (more…)
TIM PURTELL PHOTOS
Leaves and seedpods.
Latin Name: Ailanthus altissima
Locations: Tree of heaven thrives (too well) throughout the Island. One is tucked to the side of the library parking lot; a cluster of small trees flourish along the edge of Coecles Harbor at the intersection of Cobbetts Lane and Ram Island Road.
PETER WALDNER CARTOON
From the mind and pen of the Reporter’s award-winning cartoonist, Peter Waldner.
Cori Cass graduated from Syracuse University’s graduate level business school, The Whitman School of Management, on May 12, 2019, with a 3.7 GPA and a concentration in finance.
Cori’s currently working for JP Morgan Chase, transitioning into a financial adviser role with the firm.
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTOS
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