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Oppenheimer Is Watching Me

A Memoir (Sightline Books)

by Jeff Porter

  • 372 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by University Of Iowa Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Social history,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Modern - 20th Century/Nuclear Age,
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000),
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 1904-1967,
  • Atomic bomb,
  • Cold War,
  • Influence,
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert,,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12321637M
    ISBN 101587296160
    ISBN 109781587296161
    OCLC/WorldCa85822487

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Oppenheimer Is Watching Me: A Memoir (Sightline Books) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle prideofaberdeenawards.com: Jeffrey Lyn Porter. Oppenheimer Is Watching Me: A Memoir is an exercise in resurrection.

It is also an exercise in inevitability, memorialization, repression, and a whole catalogue of institutional coverups. It is also an exercise in inevitability, memorialization, repression, and a whole catalogue of institutional coverups/5.

Oppenheimer Is Watching Me gripped me at once, and I read it with mounting admiration and engagement. This memoir is valuable not only for the way it bears witness to a fast-receding era but also as a commentary on the terrors of our own day and the toll they are taking on our spirit.'—Paul Manufacturer: University Of Iowa Press.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Oppenheimer Is Watching Me: A Memoir by Jeff Porter at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Oppenheimer Is Watching Me Book Description: When he discovers that his father worked on missiles for a defense contractor, Jeff Porter is inspired to revisit America's atomic past and our fallen heroes, in particular J.

Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb. “This is an inventive book, and an original one. A seamless blend of personal and public history, Oppenheimer Is Watching Me reports on many things: pole vaulting, baseball, Love Canal, Los Alamos and the dark halls of Washington, quarks, neutrons, jazz clubs, Pontiacs, fall-out shelters, cabbages and kings.

Oppenheimer Is Watching Me: A Memoir [Jeff Porter]. When he discovers that his father worked on missiles for a defense contractor, Jeff Porter is inspired to revisit America’s atomic past and our fallen heroes, in particular J.

Robert Oppenheimer, th. Oppenheimer is watching me --Castro's beard --Distress signals --Going ballistic --Trace elements --On the beach --Postscript. Series Title: Sightline books. Responsibility: Jeff Porter. More information: Table of contents; Contributor biographical information; Publisher description.

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Robert Oppenheimer has 12 books on Goodreads with ratings. Robert Oppenheimer’s most popular book is The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing. The result, Oppenheimer Is Watching Me, takes readers back to the cold war, when men in lab coats toyed with the properties of matter and fears of national security troubled our sleep.

With an eye for strange symmetries, Porter traces how one panicky moment shaped the lives of a generation. Robert Oppenheimer looked just like Sheldon would if he were even smarter, chain-smoked cigarettes, and wore nice suits instead of those comic book character T-shirts.

To be clear, Robert Oppenheimer was brilliant. Seriously, dude was a genius—at least, when it came to most things. "He's a genius, a real genius," Groves told a reporter years.

Robert Oppenheimer was among the most brilliant and divisive of men. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis in the race to develop the first atomic bomb—a breakthrough that was to have eternal ramifications for mankind and that made Oppenheimer the “Father of the Atomic Bomb.” But with his actions leading up to that great achievement, he.

Aug 09,  · As he witnessed the first detonation of a nuclear weapon on July 16,a piece of Hindu scripture ran through the mind of Robert Oppenheimer: “Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds”. It is, perhaps, the most well-known line from the Bhagavad-Gita, but Author: James Temperton.

May 11,  · Oppenheimer: American Prometheus He is remembered as the father of the bomb. But the story of J. Robert Oppenheimer is more than how the world's most destructive weapon came to be.

A new biography describes a complex, contradictory and at times mystical genius who defies easy labels.

Jan 25,  · The Curious Case of J. Robert Oppenheimer. A review of The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer, a film by David Grubin, airing on PBS January 26 for the American Experience series, in association with.

What we have been taught in school is far from the truth. What we are being told about the past is disseminated by the very entities that suppress the hidden history. Harry Frederick Oppenheimer (28 October – 19 August ) was a prominent South African businessman, industrialist and philanthropist.

Oppenheimer was often ranked as one of the wealthiest people in the world. In he was voted 60th in the SABC3's Great South prideofaberdeenawards.com: Harry Frederick Oppenheimer, 28 October.

Nov 16,  · Biography books Inside the Centre: The Life of J Robert Oppenheimer by Ray Monk – review Steven Shapin salutes a biography of the 'father of the atomic bomb' Steven Shapin. Oct 29,  · With Sam Waterston, John Carson, Christopher Muncke, Jana Shelden.

Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the s because of his /10(). In this little book I have followed the Western European terminology. By the “State,” I do not mean the human aggregation which may perchance come about to be, or, as it properly should be.

I mean by it that summation of privileges and dominating positions which are brought into being by extra economic power.The Day After Trinity, a documentary about J. Robert Oppenheimer and the building of the atomic bomb, was nominated for an Academy Award and received a Peabody Award.

Oppenheimer's life has been explored in the play Oppenheimer by Tom prideofaberdeenawards.com: Enrico Fermi Award ().Michael Oppenheimer (born February 28, ) is the Albert G.

Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Geosciences at Princeton prideofaberdeenawards.com is the Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy (STEP) at the Woodrow Wilson School and Faculty Associate of the Education: S.B.

(M.I.T.) in Chemistry; Ph.D. .