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Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer

Martin J. Sherwin

Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer

by Martin J. Sherwin

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear arms control,
  • Politics and government,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Communism,
  • National security,
  • International cooperation,
  • Science,
  • Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory,
  • Nuclear energy,
  • Nuclear physics,
  • Hydrogen bomb,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Internal security,
  • Atomic bomb,
  • U.S. Atomic Energy Commission

  • About the Edition

    Research material gathered by Sherman, Kai Bird, Alice Kimball Smith, and others regarding J. Robert Oppenheimer. Used by Bird and Sherman in writing American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2005). Includes correspondence, interviews, oral histories, government records, topical files, printed matter, photographs, and other papers. Documents Oppenheimer"s work as director of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, his political views, and investigations of his Communist associations. Subjects include the atomic bomb, hydrogen bomb, international control of atomic energy and weaponry, national security, and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Persons represented include Hans A. Bethe, Haakon Chevalier, Lee A. DuBridge, Francis Fergusson, Leslie R. Groves, Paul Horgan, George F. Kennan, David Eli Lilienthal, Frank Oppenheimer, Katherine P. Oppenheimer, Lewis L. Strauss, Jean Tatlock, and Edward Teller.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination26,000 19 69 1 2 27.6
    Number of Pages26000
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24811020M
    LC Control Number2008085395

      Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (New York: Vintage Books, ), [5] Bohr’s contributions to the Manhattan Project were not only moral or psychological and did not solely inspire “the physicists to think about the consequences of their work.”. October John Detrixhe nonfiction American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin J. Robert Oppenheimer was a skinny, frail physicist from New York with a penchant for porkpie hats and horseback riding in New Mexico.

      Shirley Streshinsky and Patricia Klaus think you can learn a lot about a man from the women who love him. When they decided to co-write a book . American Prometheus, The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin (QC B57 ) J. Robert Oppenheimer and The American Century, by David C. Cassidy, (QC H47 ) Brotherhood of the Bomb, by Gregg Herken, (QCO6 H47 )5/5(20).

    In the Biography Category Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin wrote American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, published by Alfred A. Knopf. Carolyn Burke wrote Lee Miller. Julius Robert Oppenheimer was an American case became a cause célèbre in the world of science because of its implications concerning political and moral issues relating to the role of scientists in government. American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird, Martin J. Sherwin. - book suggestion. Sir.


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Robert Oppenheimer (). Robert Oppenheimer [Bird, Kai; Sherwin, Martin J.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Robert Oppenheimer/5(15). The Sherwin Collection. Sherwin recorded audio interviews with dozens of Manhattan Project veterans and friends of Oppenheimer in the ss, as he was preparing to write a biography of Oppenheimer, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J.

Robert Oppenheimer. Sherwin wrote the book with historian and journalist Kai Bird. Collection Summary Title: Martin J. Sherwin Collection Relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer Span Dates: Bulk Dates: (bulk ) ID No.: MSS Creator: Sherwin, Martin J.

Extent: 26, items and 19 microfiche ; 69 containers plus 1 classified and 2 microfiche containers ; linear feet Language: Collection material in English Location: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.

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Manuscript Division: creatorOf: American Physical Society. Meeting ( Crystal City, Va.). Symposium of the Division of History of Physics and the Division of Nuclear Physics [sound recording]: Niels Bohr's life and work / J.

Robert Oppenheimer (ŏp´ənhī´mər), –67, American physicist, York City, grad. Harvard (B.A., ), Ph.D. Univ. of Göttingen, He taught at the Univ. of California and the California Institute of Technology from (as professor from ) until his appointment in as director of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, N.J.

Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer, Author, biographer, and educator. Research material gathered for the writing of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J.

Robert Oppenheimer, including interviews and oral histories, government records, topical files, correspondence, photographs. American Prometheusis the first full-scale biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, “father of the atomic bomb,” the brilliant, charismatic physicist who led the effort to capture the awesome fire of the sun for his country in time of war.

Immediately after Hiroshima, he became the most famous scientist of his generation–one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, the embodiment of 4/5(17). Martin J. Sherwin is the Walter S. Dickson Professor of English and American History at Tufts University and author of A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies, which won the Stuart L.

Bernath Prize, as well as the American History Book Prize. He and his wife live in Boston and Washington, D.C/5(57).

Martin J. Sherwin is University Professor of History at George Mason University. His most recent book, "American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J.

Robert Oppenheimer" (with Kai Bird) won the Pulitzer Prize for biography, the National Book Critics Circle Award for biography and the English Speaking Union Book Award. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Germania (Oppenheimer #1) by.

Martin Cruz Smith “The career of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist who headed the Manhattan Project, draws such questions to a focus that resembles the bead of a laser-gunsight on a victim’s breastbone.

Oppenheimer: American Prometheus He is remembered as the father of the bomb. But the story of J. Robert Oppenheimer is more than how the world's most destructive weapon came to be.

Julius Robert Oppenheimer (/ ˈ ɒ p ə n ˌ h aɪ m ər /; Ap – Febru ) was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, eimer was the wartime head of the Los Alamos Laboratory and is among those who are credited with being the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World Awards: Enrico Fermi Award ().

Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer, 26, items and 19 microfiche ; 69 containers plus 1 classified and 2 microfiche containers ; linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Summary. Check out American Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin.

Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer, (bulk ). Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. James Madison Memorial Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DCUSA. Murray Gell-Mann papers, (bulk ). Institute Archives. California Institute of Technology. Martin J.

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