"Big Science and the Enchantment of Growth in Latin America"

The central theme of this article is the mirage of growth that spread in Latin American countries under the influence of the United States, during and after World War II. This historical period had significant material consequences on world landscapes, as well as a symbolic impact through the rise of the ideal of Big Science, which aggravated the material environmental impacts.

Hanford Site

The Hanford Site in the United States was the home of the first full-scale plutonium reactor in the world. It produced millions of gallons of radioactive waste and is now the site of massive cleanup efforts.