omitir hasta el contenido
American Prometheus : triumph and tragedy of Robert Oppenheimer Ver este material de antemano
CerrarVer este material de antemano
Chequeando…

American Prometheus : triumph and tragedy of Robert Oppenheimer

Autor: Kai Bird
Editorial: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Biografía : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
Base de datos:WorldCat
Resumen:
The first full-scale biography of the "father of the atomic bomb," the brilliant, charismatic physicist who led the effort to capture the fire of the sun for his country in time of war. After Hiroshima, he became the most famous scientist of his generation--an icon of modern man confronting the consequences of scientific progress. He created a radical proposal to place international controls over atomic materials,  Leer más
Calificación:

(todavía no calificado) 0 con reseñas - Ser el primero.

Temas
Más materiales como éste

 

Encontrar un ejemplar en la biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Encontrando bibliotecas que tienen este material…

Detalles

Género/Forma: Biography
History
Persona designada: J Robert Oppenheimer; J Robert Oppenheimer
Tipo de material: Biografía
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Kai Bird
ISBN: 0375412026 9780375412028
Número OCLC: 972813466
Descripción: xiii, 721 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenido: 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 not 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 fear 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" --
Epilogue: "There's only one Robert."
Responsabilidad: Kai Bird.

Resumen:

The first full-scale biography of the "father of the atomic bomb," the brilliant, charismatic physicist who led the effort to capture the fire of the sun for his country in time of war. After Hiroshima, he became the most famous scientist of his generation--an icon of modern man confronting the consequences of scientific progress. He created a radical proposal to place international controls over atomic materials, opposed the development of the hydrogen bomb and criticized the Air Force's plans to fight a nuclear war. In the hysteria of the early 1950s, his ideas were anathema to powerful advocates of a massive nuclear buildup, and people such as Edward Teller and FBI director J. Edgar Hoover worked behind the scenes to obtain a finding that he could not be trusted with America's nuclear secrets. This book is both biography and history, significant to our understanding of our recent past--and of our choices for the future.

Reseñas

Reseñas contribuidas por usuarios
Recuperando reseñas de GoodReads…
Recuperando reseñas de DOGObooks…

Etiquetas

Ser el primero.
Confirmar este pedido

Ya ha pedido este material. Escoja OK si desea procesar el pedido de todos modos.

Datos enlazados


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/972813466> # American Prometheus : triumph and tragedy of Robert Oppenheimer
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "972813466" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Topic/science_political_aspects> ; # Science--Political aspects
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Topic/physicists> ; # Physicists
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Topic/atomic_bomb> ; # Atomic bomb
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Topic/science_political_aspects_united_states_history_20th_century> ; # Science--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Person/oppenheimer_j_robert_1904_1967> ; # J. Robert Oppenheimer
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Topic/atomic_bomb_united_states_history> ; # Atomic bomb--United States--History
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/530.092/a22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Topic/physicists_united_states> ; # Physicists--United States
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Person/bird_kai> ; # Kai Bird
   schema:datePublished "2005" ;
   schema:description "The first full-scale biography of the "father of the atomic bomb," the brilliant, charismatic physicist who led the effort to capture the fire of the sun for his country in time of war. After Hiroshima, he became the most famous scientist of his generation--an icon of modern man confronting the consequences of scientific progress. He created a radical proposal to place international controls over atomic materials, opposed the development of the hydrogen bomb and criticized the Air Force's plans to fight a nuclear war. In the hysteria of the early 1950s, his ideas were anathema to powerful advocates of a massive nuclear buildup, and people such as Edward Teller and FBI director J. Edgar Hoover worked behind the scenes to obtain a finding that he could not be trusted with America's nuclear secrets. This book is both biography and history, significant to our understanding of our recent past--and of our choices for the future."@en ;
   schema:description "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 not 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 fear 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" -- Epilogue: "There's only one Robert.""@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796425583> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "American Prometheus : triumph and tragedy of Robert Oppenheimer"@en ;
   schema:numberOfPages "721" ;
   schema:productID "972813466" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/972813466#PublicationEvent/new_york_alfred_a_knopf_2005> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Agent/alfred_a_knopf> ; # Alfred A. Knopf
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780375412028> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA610394> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/972813466> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Agent/alfred_a_knopf> # Alfred A. Knopf
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Alfred A. Knopf" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Person/oppenheimer_j_robert_1904_1967> # J. Robert Oppenheimer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1904" ;
   schema:deathDate "1967" ;
   schema:familyName "Oppenheimer" ;
   schema:givenName "J. Robert" ;
   schema:name "J. Robert Oppenheimer" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
   schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Topic/atomic_bomb_united_states_history> # Atomic bomb--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Atomic bomb--United States--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Topic/physicists_united_states> # Physicists--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Physicists--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Topic/science_political_aspects> # Science--Political aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Science--Political aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796425583#Topic/science_political_aspects_united_states_history_20th_century> # Science--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Science--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780375412028>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0375412026" ;
   schema:isbn "9780375412028" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Cerrar ventana

Inicie una sesión con WorldCat 

¿No tienes una cuenta? Puede fácilmente crear una cuenta gratuita.