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J Robert Oppenheimer

Peter Goodchild

J Robert Oppenheimer

by Peter Goodchild

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Published by Books on Tape .
Written in English

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  • Abridged Audio - Fiction/Suspense Thriller

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12581314M
    ISBN 105557117067
    ISBN 109785557117067

    J. Robert Oppenheimer is Abraham Pais's final work, completed after his death by Robert P. Crease, an acclaimed historian of science in his own right. Told with compassion and deep insight, it is the most comprehensive biography of the great physicist available. Anyone seeking an insider's portrait of this enigmatic man will find it indispensable.   Ray Monk had begun work on his J. Robert Oppenheimer biography in , when Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin’s “American Prometheus” was published. That book, billed as “the first full.

      Buy a cheap copy of In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer: book. At the end of World War II, J. Robert Oppenheimer was one of America's preeminent physicists. For his work as director of the Manhattan Project, he was awarded the Free shipping over $/5(1). "J. Robert Oppenheimer was an extraordinarily brilliant and complex man. In this book Abraham Pais and Robert Crease take a kaleidoscopic approach to his life, shedding insightful light on the personality and the times of the scientist who played such an important role in the future destiny ofmankind."--C. N. Yang, "A gripping review of the man who really created the atomic bomb and fought to.

    The true story of the government conspiracy to bring down J. Robert Oppenheimer, America’s most famous scientist. On Ap , the nation was astonished to learn that J. Robert Oppenheimer was facing charges of violating national security. The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer Submitted by eea on Fri, PM They quickly learned that the weapon, which destroyed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and effectively ended the war, had been built in the remote New Mexico desert, in utmost secrecy, by an assortment of physicists, mathematicians and other scientists.


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Robert Oppenheimer (ŏp´ənhī´mər), –67, American physicist, York City, grad. Harvard (B.A., ), Ph.D. Univ. of Göttingen, He taught at the Univ. of California and the California Institute of Technology from (as professor from ) until his appointment in as director of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, N.J.

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J. Robert Oppenheimer (Ap – Febru ) was an American theoretical physicist, best known for his role as the scientific director of the Manhattan Project, the World War II effort to develop the first nuclear weapons, at the secret Los Alamos laboratory in New Mexico.

He is famously refereed to as “the father of the atomic bomb”.At the Trinity test site in Los Alamos. Robert Oppenheimer, in full Julius Robert Oppenheimer, (born ApNew York, New York, U.S.—died FebruPrinceton, New Jersey), American theoretical physicist and science administrator, noted as director of the Los Alamos Laboratory (–45) during development of the atomic bomb and as director of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (–66).

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Robert Oppenheimer was born on 22 April in New Size: KB.J. Robert Oppenheimer () was an American theoretical physicist. During the Manhattan Project, Oppenheimer was director of the Los Alamos Laboratory and responsible for the research and design of an atomic bomb.