33 quotes from J. Robert Oppenheimer: 'Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.', 'In battle, in forest, at the precipice in the mountains, On the dark great sea, in the midst of javelins and arrows, In sleep, in confusion, in the depths of shame, The good deeds a man has done before defend him.', and 'We knew the world would not be the same.
J. Robert Oppenheimer speaks those famous words.This video was posted on the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Much has been written about physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer—the substance of his life, his intellect, his patrician manner, his leadership of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, his political affiliations and postwar military/security entanglements, and his early death from cancer, amount to a highly compelling story.
Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, writings, desk books, lectures, statements, scientific notes, inventories, newspaper clippings, and photographs chiefly comprising Oppenheimer's personal papers while director of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J., but reflecting only incidentally his work there. Topics include theoretical physics, the development of the atomic bomb ...
J. Robert Oppenheimer was born in April 1904 to an upper-class family in New York city. A consistent theme throughout his life was not only his intelligence, but the broad range of subjects over which he excelled and was interested.
This laboratory soon became home to some of the most revolutionary science in US history. Led by scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the staff at this secret Manhattan Project location called Los Alamos was responsible for the development and testing of the nuclear weapons dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan in August, 1945.
Oppenheimer is a biographical miniseries in seven parts about J. Robert Oppenheimer, produced by the BBC. It was broadcast in the United Kingdom between 29 October and 10 December 1980, and in the United States from 11 May 1982 as a component of PBS ' Masterpiece Theatre .