American Prometheus: [the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer]

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A portrait of scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb, discusses his role in the twentieth-century scientific world, as well as his roles as family man and head of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Studies.
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subject_facetAtomic bomb
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History
Biography
History
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, -- 1904-1967
Physicists
Physicists -- United States -- Biography
Science -- Political aspects
Science -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century
United States -- History -- 20th century
title_displayAmerican Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
title_fullAmerican Prometheus : [the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer] [electronic resource] / Kai Bird, Martin J. Sherwin
American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer / Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
title_shortAmerican Prometheus
title_sub[the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer]
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History
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Physicists
Political aspects
Science