Oppenheimer: Portrait of an Enigma

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Duckworth, 2004 - Nuclear physicists - 223 pages
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J. Robert Oppenheimer was a puzzle to everyone. The nuclear physicist most responsible for the creation of the atomic bomb, he was a genius both scientifically and otherwise. His standards were impossibly high. He read widely in many languages, wrote poetry, and did superb science.

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This is not the most comprehensive biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904-67), but Bernstein (Einstein) doesn't intend it as such. Instead, it is a personal account of the time that the author spent ... Read full review

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