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J. Robert Oppenheimer : a life

Author: Abraham Pais; Robert Poole Crease
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a portrait of one of the most charismatic and enigmatic figures of modern physics, the leader of the Mahattan Project at Los Alamos, and 'father' of the atomic bomb.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: J Robert Oppenheimer; J Robert Oppenheimer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Pais; Robert Poole Crease
ISBN: 0195166736 9780195166736
OCLC Number: 234111659
Description: xxii, 353 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Abraham Pais ; with supplemental material by Robert P. Crease.

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"An indispensable new look at the ever-enigmatic Oppenheimer."--Booklist (starred review)"A gripping review of the man who really created the atomic bomb and fought to stop the hydrogen bomb. Read Read more...

 
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