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Title:Robert Oppenheimer: A life inside the center
Author(s): Ray Monk
Date:2012
Edition:First American edition
Publisher:New York : Doubleday
Size:825 p
Contents:1904-1926. Amerika, du hast es besser, Oppenheimer's German Jewish background, Childhood, First love, New Mexico, Harvard, Cambridge 1926-1941.
Gottingen, Postdoctoral fellow, An American school of theoretical physics, Unstable cores, Fission 1941-1945. In on the secret, Los Alamos 1, security, Los Alamos 2, implosion, Los Alamos 3, heavy with misgiving 1945-1967. The insider scientist, The b ooming years, Massive retaliation, Falsus in uno, An open book?
ISBN:9780385504072
Keywords: Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 , Physicists United States Biography , Atomic bomb United States History 20th century , Physicists United States Intellectual life 20th century , BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical , BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology , HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
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Call number:QC16.O62B57::2005 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:American Prometheus The triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Author(s): Kai Bird
Martin J. Sherwin
Date:2006
Publisher:Vintage Books
Contents:I. He received every new idea as perfectly beautiful -- His separate prison -- I am having a pretty bad time -- I find the work hard, thank God, & almost pleasant -- I am Oppenheimer -- Oppie -- The Nim Nim boys -- II. In 1936 my interests began to change -- [Frank] clipped it out and sent it in -- More and more surely -- I'm going to marry a friend of yours, Steve -- We were pulling the New Deal to the left -- The coordinator of rapid rupture -- The Chevalier affair -- III. He'd become very patriotic -- Too much secrecy -- Oppenheimer is telling the truth... -- Suicide, motive unknown -- Would you like to adopt her? -- Bohr was God, and Oppie was his prophet -- The impact of the gadget on civilization -- Now we're all sons-of-bitches -- IV. Those poor little people -- I feel I have blood on my hands -- People could destroy New York -- Oppie had a rash and is now immune -- An intellectual hotel -- He couldn't understand why he did it -- I am sure that is why she threw things at him -- He never let on what his opinion was -- Dark words about Oppie -- Scientist X -- The beast in the jungle -- V. It looks pretty bad, doesn't it? -- I f4ear that this whole thing is a piece of idiocy -- A manifestation of hysteria -- A black mark on the escutcheon of our country -- I can still feel the warm blood on my hands -- It was really like a never-never land -- It should have been done the day after trinity -- There's only one Robert
ISBN:9780375726262
Keywords: Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. , Physicists United States Biography. , Atomic bomb United States History. , Science Political aspects United States History 20th century. , United States History 20th century.
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