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Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project : insights into J. Robert Oppenheimer, Father of the atomic bomb

Kelly, Cynthia C.2006
Books, Manuscripts
A spectrum of interpretations of Oppenheimer's life and scientific achievements. It approaches the man from many perspectives, chronicling the years from his boyhood through his role as director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory and afterwards.
Imprint:
Hackensack World Scientific 2006
Collation:
173 p. illustrations
Contents:
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCING OPPENHEIMER: OPPENHEIMER RECONSIDERED / The Honorable Jeff Bingaman -- ROBERT OPPENHEIMER: KING OF THE HILL / Richard Rhodes -- A NOVEL IDEA OF OPPENHEIMER / Joseph Kanon -- CHAPTER 2: LIFE AT LOS ALAMOS: PRESERVATION ON THE PAJARITO PLATEAU / Stuart Ashman -- J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER AND THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO: A RECIPROCAL RELATIONSHIP / Ferenc Szasz -- ROBERT OPPENHEIMER: A WINDOW ON HIS LIFE AT Los ALAMOS / Kai Bird, Martin Sherwin -- CHAPTER 3: OPPENHEIMER'S PLACE IN HISTORY: STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS / Everet Beckner -- THE CAUTIONARY TALE OF ROBERT OPPENHEIMER / Gregg Herken -- THE EARLY YEARS OF ROBERT OPPENHEIMER / Jon Hunner -- GENERAL GROVES' INDISPENSABLE SCIENTIST / Robert S. Norris -- CHAPTER 4: PERSONAL REFLECTIONS ON OPPENHEIMER: OPPENHEIMER AS A TEACHER OF PHYSICS AND PH.D. ADVISOR / Edward Gerjuoy -- REMMBERING OPJE: TEACHER, SCIENTIST AND FRIEND / David Pines -- J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER: CONSUMMATE PHYSICIST / Maurice M Shapiro -- A FEW WORDS FROM AN OPPENHEIMER / Andrew R. Oppenheimer
ISBN:
981256599X (pbk)
Dewey class:
355.8251 OPP
Local class:
355.8251
Language:
English
BRN:
14339
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