Jackson Lears: The Strange Career of Robert Oppenheimer, 20 December 2012
Show More Inside the Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Ray Monk.
Cape, 818 pp., £30, November 2012, 978 0 224 06262 6Show More
“... loyalty under further suspicion. Since the Manhattan Project, a number of physicists led by Edward Teller had been pushing for the development of a fusion bomb – the so-called ‘Super’ or, later, hydrogen bomb. Oppenheimer, like most of the other Los Alamos scientists, opposed it as a weapon that, if it were technically feasible (which he ...”