Book ID: CBB000641976

The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer and the Birth of the Arms Race (2005)


McMillan, Priscilla J. (Author)


Publication Date: 2005
Physical Details: viii + 373 pp.; bibl.; index
Language: English

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Authors & Contributors
Cassidy, David C.
Wellerstein, Alex
Norris, Robert S.
Lemmerich, Jost
Wang, Shiping
Dai, Nianzu
Physics in Perspective
Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Journal of Cold War Studies
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
Steerforth Press
Pi Press
Verlag für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik
Prometheus Books
Pegasus Books
Harvard University Press
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Atomic, nuclear, and particle physics
Science and politics
Science and war; science and the military
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Groves, Leslie R.
Franck, James
Chiang, Kai-shek
Russell, Bertrand Arthur William
Teller, Edward
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, late
20th century, early
21st century
United States
Great Britain
Soviet Union
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Chemie
University of California, Berkeley
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S.)
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission

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