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The Resource Robert Oppenheimer : a life inside the center, Ray Monk, (electronic resource)

Robert Oppenheimer : a life inside the center, Ray Monk, (electronic resource)

Label
Robert Oppenheimer : a life inside the center
Title
Robert Oppenheimer
Title remainder
a life inside the center
Statement of responsibility
Ray Monk
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Revered biographer Ray Monk solves the enigma of Robert Oppenheimer's life and personality and brilliantly illuminates his contribution to the revolution in twentieth-century physics. In Robert Oppenheimer, Ray Monk delves into the rich and complex intellectual life of America's most fascinating and elusive scientist, the father of the atomic bomb. As a young professor at Berkeley, the wealthy, cultured Oppenheimer finally came into his own as a physicist and also began a period of support for Communist activities. At the high point of his life, he was chosen to lead the Manhattan Project and develop the deadliest weapon on earth: the atomic bomb. Upon its creation, Oppenheimer feared he had brought mankind to the precipice of self-annihilation and refused to help create the far more powerful hydrogen bomb, bringing the wrath of McCarthyite suspicion upon him. In the course of famously dramatic public hearings, he was stripped of his security clearance. Drawing on original research and interviews, Monk traces the wide range of influences on Oppenheimer's development--his Jewishness, his social isolation at Harvard, his love of Sanskrit, his radical politics. This definitive portrait finally solves the enigma of the extraordinary, charming, tortured man whose beautiful mind fundamentally reshaped the world"--
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TLC
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
QC16.O62
LC item number
M66 2013
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Michael Goldstrom
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Robert Oppenheimer : a life inside the center, Ray Monk, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive-audio-books.sno-isle.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D0471D99-804D-4ECC-9A5C-1445244B3B4E
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Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780385362672
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
D0471D99-804D-4ECC-9A5C-1445244B3B4E
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000129003
  • 608803
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Robert Oppenheimer : a life inside the center, Ray Monk, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive-audio-books.sno-isle.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D0471D99-804D-4ECC-9A5C-1445244B3B4E
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780385362672
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
D0471D99-804D-4ECC-9A5C-1445244B3B4E
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000129003
  • 608803
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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