Essays Tagged: "J. Robert Oppenheimer"

the need and utility of nuclear weapons , destructors or Saviors?

The reason for which we must examine the issue of nuclear weapons, is best stated in the words of J. Robert Oppenheimer, '. . . until we have looked this tiger in the eye, we shall ever be in the wo ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Albert Einstein's life from when he is 4 till he dies.

w Mexico, the Manhattan Project was in full swing. This project was headed up by USC Physicist, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer. Out of 75,000 workers, most of them did not know they were working on history ...

(2 pages) 29 0 2.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Manhattan Project

tallurgical Laboratory, werenot available. Groves had some doubts regarding the next bestcandidate, J. Robert Oppenheimer (Wood 2). Finally, Groves gambledon Oppenheimer, a theoretical mathematician, ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Atomic Bomb: Fission vs. Fusion

more than 90%."(Grolier 5) This Uranium was then transported to "the Los Alamos, N. Mex., headed by J. Robert Oppenheimer."(Grolier 5) "Oppenheimer was the major force behind the Manhattan Project. He ...

(7 pages) 65 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

explaining why the universe is the way it is how far can a scientist go before it is too far? When J. Robert Oppenheimer was working on the atomic bomb, he was taking into consideration how many Amer ...

(4 pages) 61 2 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Story Of J Robert Oppenhiemer

eft him. The bomb had been dropped at precisely 8:15 A.M., so he said at least. For the first time, J. Robert Oppenheimer wished he had never been such a successful physicist. He wished that he had st ... usly militant mannered General. The General spoke words such as "pride" and "courage", yet all that J. Robert felt was pain, sorrow, and guilt. It was if a ton of bricks had fell from the sky and land ...

(3 pages) 582 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Nucular war

42, during World War II. It was made by a group scientist including the physicists Enrico Fermi and J. Robert Oppenheimer, and the chemist Harold Urey, and was in charge by an U.S. Army engineer, Majo ...

(6 pages) 1008 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Should America Have Dropped the Bomb

In addition, the Bomb, like any new weapon, had developed a constituency and a momentum of its own. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the charismatic master of Los Alamos, gave short shrift to those scientists w ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Information on " Fat Man And Little Boy"

attan Project as well as the Los Alamos Laboratory.Berkeley Summer ConferenceIn the summer of 1942, J. Robert Oppenheimer convened a study conference in his University of California offices to explore ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II


someone who is very skilled and knowledgeable with physics and calculations. They appointed Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a physicist to be the scientific director of the Manhattan Project. He was in ch ... uss the Atomic Bomb design. The Luminaries consisted of Felix Bloch, Hans Bethe, Edward Teller, and Robert Serber, while John H. Manley assisted Oppenheimer in coordinating nationwide fission research ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I