J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer

The Brain Behind the Bomb

Book - 2008
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In this title in the INVENTORS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD series, Glenn Scherer and Marty Fletcher offer a biography of the brilliant and enigmatic scientist who directed the development of the atomic bomb. Oppenheimer's tumultuous relationship with the United States government is also explored, including accusations that he was a Communist. Activities for young readers related to the topic can be found at the end of the book.
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : MyReportLinks.com Book, c2008.
ISBN: 9781598450507
Call Number: 921 OPPENHEIMER
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 -- Juvenile literature.
Scientists -- Juvenile literature.
Atomic bomb -- Juvenile literature.
Physicists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Fletcher, Marty
Alternative Title: J. Robert Oppenheimer


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