This book approaches the extraordinary scientist and teacher J. Robert Oppenheimer from many perspectives, chronicling the years from his childhood in New York City through his role as director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory and afterwards. The talks compiled in this volume were given at the 2004 seminar "Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project," held in Los Alamos, NM. Contributors include the Hon. Senator Jeff Bingaman, authors and historians Richard Rhodes, Martin Sherwin, Kai Bird and Robert S. Norris.
Length: 184 pages. Paperback.