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American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

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text American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

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Summary
J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific pro... Read more
Contents
"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" -- "In 1936 my interest... Read more
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xiii, 721 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Publisher
Vintage Books 2005

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Woodmere (Main Branch) 921 OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT BIR in Adult Non-fiction Available

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