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Gregg Herken is a curator and historian at the Smithsonian Institution and has taught at Oberlin, Yale, and Caltech. He is the author of The Winning Weapon, Counsels of War, and Cardinal Choices, and received a MacArthur grant for this book. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Oppenheimer, J, Robert, 1904-1967, Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958, Teller, Edward, 1908-Physicists United States Biography, Atomic bomb United States History 20th century, Nuclear physics United States History 20th century