American Prometheus : Triumph and Tragedy of Robert Oppenheimer

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This book is the detailed and meticulous biographies of one of the most famous physicist and quantum mathematician of his generation. The book is the journey of the man who developed the atomic bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer – the director of the Manhattan project.

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The book is the perfect example of what happens to a brilliant scientist. The book discusses many political aspects which were prominent in the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

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The book is well researched and shows many aspects of the political world in a different light.

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The book, as many biographies, concentrates more on the life of the brilliant scientist than on actual work.

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