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bulletAbout Robert Julius Oppenheimer (1940-1967) from
  1. Biography.com
  2. PBS Bio
  3. American National Biography
  4. Manhattan Project
  5. MIT

 


bulletOther Notable Scientists involved in the Affair
  1. Edward Teller (1   2)

  2. Hans Bethe (1   2)
  3. Niels Bohr (1   2)
  4. Albert Einstein (1   2)
  5. Leo Szilard (1   2)
  6. Enrico Fermi (1   2)


bulletInformation on A-bomb
  1. Detailed articles can be found at www.atomicarchive.com:
    1. Nuclear Fission
    2. Nuclear Fusion
    3. Effects of Nuclear Weapons
  2. Documentation and Diagrams of the Atomic Bomb
  3. A-Bomb WWW Museum


bulletMaking of the A-Bomb
  1. Atomic Bomb - Chronology (1930-1941)  (1942-1944)  (1945-1946)
  2. Manhattan Project (Nuclearfiles.org)

  3. The LosAlamos National Laboratories, History


bulletRelated Information (Nuclearfiles.org)

 

  1. Manhattan Project
    1. Robert Oppenheimer to James B. Conant November 30 1942
    2. Robert Oppenheimer's memo for General Leslie Groves April 30 1943
    3. General Leslie Groves to Robert Oppenheimer July 29 1943
    4. The Quebec Agreement August 19 1943
    5. Robert Oppenheimer to General Leslie Groves November 2 1943
    6. Roosevelt and Churchill sign the "Anglo-American Declaration of Trust" June 13 1944
    7. The Roosevelt-Churchill "Tube Alloys" Deal September 19 1944
    8. Robert Oppenheimer to General Leslie Groves October 6 1944
    9. Harrison memo for the Secretary of War (Stimson) May 1 1945
    10. Glenn T. Seaborg to Ernest 0. Lawrence June 13 1945
    11. Science Panel Recommendations on the Immediate Use of Nuclear Weapons June 16 1945
    12. Harrison Memo for Stimson regarding Scientists' Concerns June 26 1945
    13. General Groves's Report on "Trinity" July 18 1945
    14. Memo for General Arnold July 24 1945
    15. General Groves' Memo to the Chief of Staff (George C. Marshall) July 30 1945
    16. Truman tells Stalin About the Bomb Potsdam July 24, 1945
    17. Petition to the President of the United States by Scientists at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory July 17 1945
    18. Target Committee, Los Alamos, May 10-11, 1945
    19. Translations of Two Leaflets Dropped on Japanese Cities after the First Atomic Bomb was Dropped, August 6, 1945
    20.  Statement by the President of the United States on the Bombing of Hiroshima, August 8, 1945

     

  2. Interview with Edward Teller (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
  3. In the Matter Of J.R. Oppenheimer (Avalon Project)

 

bulletBooks and other Reference Material
  1. The Oppenheimer Case: Security on Trial
    by Philip M. Stern (with collaboration with Harold P Green)
    Harper & Row Publishers, New York, Evenston, and London, 1969

  2. The Oppenheimer Affair - a political play in 3 parts
    by Joseph Boskin and Fred Krinsky
    The Glencoe Press, Beverly Hills, 1968

  3. Oppenheimer: The story of A Friendship
    by Haakon Chevalier
    George Braziller,Inc. New York, 1965

  4. In the Matter of J Robert Oppenheimer
    by Heinar Kipphardt
    Hill & Wang, 1968

  5. Video Tape
    J. Robert Oppenheimer - Father of the Atomic Bomb
    Produced by Claypoint Productions in association with A&E NETWORK, New York

  6. Audio Tape (2 Cassettes)
    Edward Teller and his Critics - A liberal/Conservative Dialogue with Larry Josephson
    Produced and Distributed by The Radio Foundation, Inc. New York

 

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