J. Robert Oppenheimer-- was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. Wikipedia Born: April 22, 1904, New York City, NY Died: February 18, 1967, Princeton, NJ

J. Robert Oppenheimer-- was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. Wikipedia Born: April 22, 1904, New York City, NY Died: February 18, 1967, Princeton, NJ

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J. Robert Oppenheimer (Oppy), (1904-1967) was the scientific director of the Manhattan Project, the World War II project that developed the first nuclear weapons.

J. Robert Oppenheimer (Oppy), (1904-1967) was the scientific director of the Manhattan Project, the World War II project that developed the first nuclear weapons.

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J. Robert Oppenheimer; creator of the atomic bomb who quoted these lines from Bhagavad Gita: "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds". Photo by Philippe Halsman.

J. Robert Oppenheimer; creator of the atomic bomb who quoted these lines from Bhagavad Gita: "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds". Photo by Philippe Halsman.

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J. Robert Oppenheimer, father of the atomic bomb ca. 1947  Alfred Eisenstaedt
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J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967) Father of the Atomic Bomb, Leader of the Manhattan Project. He pushed hard for international control of atomic energy, and was appointed Chairman of the General Advisory Committee to the Atomic Energy Commission. It was in this role that he voiced strong opposition to the development of the H-bomb.

J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967) Father of the Atomic Bomb, Leader of the Manhattan Project. He pushed hard for international control of atomic energy, and was appointed Chairman of the General Advisory Committee to the Atomic Energy Commission. It was in this role that he voiced strong opposition to the development of the H-bomb.

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Discovery of the Atomic Bomb and the moral conflict it created ***************************************** J. Robert Oppenheimer: J. Robert Oppenheimer The massive destruction the bombs inflicted troubled Oppenheimer. He had been so caught up in the challenge of creating something new that he had not considered the human toll that would be caused by these bombs.

Discovery of the Atomic Bomb and the moral conflict it created ***************************************** J. Robert Oppenheimer: J. Robert Oppenheimer The massive destruction the bombs inflicted troubled Oppenheimer. He had been so caught up in the challenge of creating something new that he had not considered the human toll that would be caused by these bombs.

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