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J. Robert Oppenheimer Working Out Physics Equations on the Blackboard in His Office

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-- 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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Fifteen men in suits, and one womyn, pose for a group photograph Heike Kamerlingh Onnes' Laboratory in Leiden, Netherlands, 1926. Oppenheimer is in the second row, third from the left.


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