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    Robert Oppenheimer

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    Robert Oppenheimer      To build a bomb capable of destroying entire cities at once they needed a person with a smart, fast and creative brain. That person was Robert Oppenheimer. Robert Oppenheimer was the brilliant scientist behind the development of the atomic bomb. While atomic bombs kill lots of people, the atomic bomb won the war against the Japanese (World War 2). This helped because we would not have stood a chance attacking the main island on foot. While Robert’s name has become synonymous

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    J. Robert Oppenheimer

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    J. Robert Oppenheimer is a very good scientist because he has a passion for learning ever since he was a young child. "From the ages of seven through twelve, Robert had three solitary but all-consuming passions: minerals, writing, and reading poetry, and building with blocks. By the age of twelve, he was using the family typewriter to correspond with a number of well-know local geologists about the rock formations he had studied at central park" (Bird, 14). He loved to collect rocks when he was little

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    J. Robert Oppenheimer

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    freedom can never be lost, and science can never regress.” J. Robert Oppenheimer A man who is almost synonymous with the development of the atomic bomb as well as with the conflicts between the desires of the government and the demands of the conscience, J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the most influential physicists of our time. J. Robert Oppenheimer was born to a wealthy Jewish couple in New York in 1904. His father Julius Oppenheimer was a textile importer and his mother Ella Friedman was a

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    J. Robert Oppenheimer

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    J. Robert Oppenheimer In three years Oppenheimer graduated from Harvard with a Bachelor's degree in physics. This was in 1925, only 21 years after the great physicists birth in New York City. Less than one year later, he published his first paper with the title On the Quantum Theory of Vibration-Rotation Bands. This was a study of frequencies and intensities of molecular band spectra derived from the new mechanics, discovered by Paul Adrian Maurice Dirac, Erwin Schrodinger, and Werner Karl Heisenberg

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    Biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer It’s strange how the thousands of events that made up one man’s life eventually had a role in the fate of almost 200 thousand Japanese people and later the entire world. Here is the life of the one man. The man is J. Robert Oppenheimer. So little had an impact on so much. He was the man who was in charge of the Manhattan Project. It was the U.S. project to make an atomic bomb. A bomb with, at the time, unimaginable power. A bomb so powerful it could single-handedly

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    The Atomic Bomb

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    He decided to name this project the Manhatten Project. This project was headed by six of the worlds best scientists: Neils Bohr, Joseph Carter, Enrico Fermi, Richard Feyman, and Robert Oppenheimer, each with their own ideas of what it would take to construct such a weapon. From left to right: Neils Borh, Robert Oppenheimer, Richard Feyman, Enrico Fermi The object of the project was to produce a practical military weapon in the form of a bomb in which the energy would be released by a fast neutron

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    Robert Oppenheimer: Father of The Atomic Bomb Robert Oppenheimer, born in 1904, was a man of intelligence and thought. He was a man that changed the world with his creation that he would soon regret. The life of Robert Oppenheimer is rather interesting starting at a young age. When Robert was a child he was very sickly. Because of this, his parents forbid him to play outside like many other children. While inside he absorbed knowledge from books of literature, science, and languages. He would sometimes

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    Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer was born in the midst of New York City to a wealthy family in 1904. He had German decent on his mother's side whose family had lived in the United States for a few generations, while his father, Julius Oppenheimer, had only recently come from Germany. His father was a farmer and a grain merchant in Germany. When he arrived at New York, He started working at Rothfeldt-Stern Company,a textile import business that was run by two of his uncles. The company changed their business

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    The atom bomb created a very dangerous, powerful weapon for the United States. Robert Oppenheimer was the lead scientist of the Manhattan Project, which was code name for the A-bomb. It took well over six years to develop such a weapon of mass destruction, costing over two billion U.S. Dollars at the time. According to the Historian, Mary Bellis, making enriched uranium is a very complicated task. Uranium 235 is very hard to extract, one part of uranium that is refined from the ore is over 99% Uranium

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    history of the Atomic Bomb

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    It was called the Manhattan Project after Manhattan Engineer District of the US Army Corps of Engineers, because most of the early research was done in New York. The person that was chosen to lead this project was General Leslie Grove and Robert Oppenheimer was appointed to lead the day-to-day running of the project. In order for an atom bomb to be produced the scientists had to separate the Uranium-235 from the much more common Uranium-238. The facility that was used to separate the Uranium-135

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