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The Resource Brotherhood of the bomb : the tangled lives and loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller, Gregg Herken

Brotherhood of the bomb : the tangled lives and loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller, Gregg Herken

Label
Brotherhood of the bomb : the tangled lives and loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller
Title
Brotherhood of the bomb
Title remainder
the tangled lives and loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller
Statement of responsibility
Gregg Herken
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this vital slice of American history, told authoritatively--and grippingly--for the first time, Herken relates the tangled lives and localities of the men who founded the nuclear age: Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 539.7/092/273
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.O62
LC item number
H47 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Brotherhood of the bomb : the tangled lives and loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller, Gregg Herken
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-428) and index
Contents
Temples of the future: Cyclotron republic -- Practical philosopher's stone -- Useful adviser -- Adventurous time -- Inside the wire: Enormoz -- Question of divided loyalties -- Break, blow, burn -- Stone's throw from despair -- Scientists in gray flannel suits: World in which war will not occur -- Character, association, and loyalty -- Rather puzzled horror -- Desperate urgency here -- Sorcerer's apprentice: Nuclear plenty -- Bad business now threatening -- Descent into the maelstrom -- Not much more than a kangaroo court -- All the evil of the times: Good deed a man has done before -- Like going to a new country -- Cross of atoms
Control code
ocm48941348
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 448 p.
Isbn
9780805065886
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2002017219
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) o48941348
Label
Brotherhood of the bomb : the tangled lives and loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller, Gregg Herken
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-428) and index
Contents
Temples of the future: Cyclotron republic -- Practical philosopher's stone -- Useful adviser -- Adventurous time -- Inside the wire: Enormoz -- Question of divided loyalties -- Break, blow, burn -- Stone's throw from despair -- Scientists in gray flannel suits: World in which war will not occur -- Character, association, and loyalty -- Rather puzzled horror -- Desperate urgency here -- Sorcerer's apprentice: Nuclear plenty -- Bad business now threatening -- Descent into the maelstrom -- Not much more than a kangaroo court -- All the evil of the times: Good deed a man has done before -- Like going to a new country -- Cross of atoms
Control code
ocm48941348
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 448 p.
Isbn
9780805065886
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2002017219
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) o48941348

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