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

Author
Edition
  • 1st Owl Books ed.
Published
  • New York : Henry Holt 2002
Physical description
xiv, 448 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 0805065881
Notes
  • "A John Macrae book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-428) and index.
  • English.
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.
Related item
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/bios/hol051/2002017219.html
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol021/2002017219.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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University of Birmingham Libraries: Main Library, Collection QC16.O62 H47
LSE Library: Main collection books QC16.O62
University of Liverpool Library: Harold Cohen Library, Ground Floor Rear (Book Zone 3) QC16.O62.H54 6
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The London Library: London Library Biographical Colls.
University of Nottingham Libraries: Hallward Library
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University of Oxford Libraries: Vere Harmsworth Library QC 16 .O62 H47 2002
Science Museum Library: Dana Research Centre and Library 623.454.8:93 HERKEN
University of Sheffield Library: Western Bank Library Main sequence 539.7092273 (H)
University of Southampton Library: Hartley Library QC 16.O62 HER

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