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The Resource J. Robert Oppenheimer : a life, Abraham Pais ; with supplemental material by Robert P. Crease

J. Robert Oppenheimer : a life, Abraham Pais ; with supplemental material by Robert P. Crease

Label
J. Robert Oppenheimer : a life
Title
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Abraham Pais ; with supplemental material by Robert P. Crease
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The late Abraham Pais wrote the definitive biography of Albert Einstein, "Subtle is the Lord," which won an American Book Award. As a distinguished physicist and Einstein's colleague, Pais combined a sophisticated understanding of physics with first-hand knowledge of this notoriously private individual, offering rare insights into both. It is his unique double perspective that makes his work so valuable. Now Abraham Pais offers an illuminating portrait of another eminent colleague, J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the most charismatic and enigmatic figures of modern physics. Pais introd
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MERUC
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1918-2000
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Pais, Abraham
Dewey number
530.092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.O62
LC item number
P35 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Crease, Robert P
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Atomic bomb
  • Physicists
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Bombe atomique
  • Physiciens
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SCIENCE
  • Atomic bomb
  • Physicists
  • United States
Label
J. Robert Oppenheimer : a life, Abraham Pais ; with supplemental material by Robert P. Crease
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Preface; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 First Encounters; CHAPTER 2 Background: Early Years; CHAPTER 3 University Studies; CHAPTER 4 Postdoctoral Studies; CHAPTER 5 The California Professor as Teacher; CHAPTER 6 The California Professor as Researcher; CHAPTER 7 Oppenheimer's Opinion of His Own Teaching and Research in California; CHEPTER 8 Personal Life in the 1930s; CHAPTER 9 "The Shatterer of Worlds"; CHAPTER 10 In Which Oppenheimer Enters the World Stage; CHAPTER 11 An Atomic Scientist's Credo; CHAPTER 12 The Institute Prior to Oppenheimer's Arrival
Control code
560292853
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 353 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195166736
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560292853
Label
J. Robert Oppenheimer : a life, Abraham Pais ; with supplemental material by Robert P. Crease
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Preface; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 First Encounters; CHAPTER 2 Background: Early Years; CHAPTER 3 University Studies; CHAPTER 4 Postdoctoral Studies; CHAPTER 5 The California Professor as Teacher; CHAPTER 6 The California Professor as Researcher; CHAPTER 7 Oppenheimer's Opinion of His Own Teaching and Research in California; CHEPTER 8 Personal Life in the 1930s; CHAPTER 9 "The Shatterer of Worlds"; CHAPTER 10 In Which Oppenheimer Enters the World Stage; CHAPTER 11 An Atomic Scientist's Credo; CHAPTER 12 The Institute Prior to Oppenheimer's Arrival
Control code
560292853
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 353 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195166736
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560292853

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