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Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project : insights into J. Robert Oppenheimer, "Father of the atomic bomb" / editor, Cynthia C. Kelly.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9812564187
  • ISBN: 9789812564184
  • ISBN: 981256599X (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9789812565990 (pbk.)
  • Description: vii, 173 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, c2006.

Available copies

  • 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Everett - Parlin Memorial YA Nonfiction B/O62 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester YA Nonficton YA 355.825119/Kelly (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Introduction -- Defying the odds / Cynthia C. Kelly -- ch. 1. Introdcuing Oppenheimer -- Oppenheimer reconsidered / Jeff Bingaman -- Robert Oppenheimer : king of the hill / Richard Rhodes -- A novel idea of Oppenheimer / Joseph Kanon -- ch. 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 -- ch. 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 -- ch 4. Personal reflections on Oppenheimer -- Oppenheimer as a teacher of physics and Ph. D. advisor / Edward Gerjouy -- Remembering Opje : teacher, scientist and friend / David Pines -- J. Robert Oppenheimer : consummate physicist / Maurice M. Shapiro -- A few words from an Oppenheimer / Andrew R. Oppenheimer -- Appendices -- Appendix 1 : Agenda for Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project -- Appendix 2 : Contributiors -- Index.
Kelly, Cynthia C. (Added Author).

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