Table of contents for Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project : insights into J. Robert Oppenheimer, "Father of the atomic bomb" / editor, Cynthia C. Kelly.


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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCING OPPENHEIMER           ... ....         9
OPPENHEIMER RECONSIDERED . . . . .         .   .. . .    .   11
The Honorable JeffBingaman
United States Senator from New Mexico
ROBERT OPPENHEIMER: KING OF THE HILL . .....        . .      15
Richard Rhodes
Author of The Making ofthe Atomic Bomb and Dark Sun
A NOVEL IDEA OF OPPENHEIMER ...         . .  .    . . . . .  24
Joseph Kanon
Author of Los Alamos and The Prodigal Spy
CHAPTER 2: LIFE AT LOS ALAMOS .. .       . .     .. . . .    33
PRESERVATION ON THE PAJARITO PLATEAU  .. . .      . ....     35
Stuart Ashman
Director, Office of Cultural Affairs, State of New Mexico
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER AND THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
A RECIPROCAL RELATIONSHIP . . ....        ....      .   40
ferenc Szasz
Professor, Department of History, University of New Mexico
ROBERT OPPENHEIMER: A WINDOW ON HIS LIFE AT Los ALAMOS        66
Kai Bird
Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center
for Scholars
Martin Sherwin
Professor of History at Tufts University
CHAPTER 3: OPPENHEIMER'S PLACE IN HISTORY ..                 77
STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS  . ..    . . .  . .       79
Everet Beckner
Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, National Nuclear
Security Administration, Department of Energy
THE CAUTIONARY TALE OF ROBERT OPPENHEIMER . ..     . .  ..    86
Gregg Herken
Professor, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts,
University of California, Merced
THE EARLY YEARS OF ROBERT OPPENHEIMER ..    .    . . . ..  .  89
Jon Hunner
Associate Professor, Director of Public History Program at
New Mexico State University
GENERAL GROVES' INDISPENSABLE SCIENTIST  . .   . .  .   .    105
Robert S. Norris
Natural Resources Defense Council
CHAPTER 4: PERSONAL REFLECTIONS ON OPPENHEIMER               117
OPPENHEIMER AS A TEACHER OF PHYSICS AND PH.D. ADVISOR .. . .  119
Edward Gerjuoy
Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Pittsburgh
REMMBERING OPJE: TEACHER, SCIENTIST AND FRIEND .. . .. ..    141
David Pines
Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter, University of
California Office of the President, Oakland, California
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER: CONSUMMATE PHYSICIST . . . . . . .    148
Maurice M Shapiro
Professor, University of Maryland
A FEW WORDS FROM AN OPPENHEIMER    .  .     . .          153
Andrew R. Oppenheimer



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Oppenheimer, J, Robert, 1904-1967, Manhattan Project (U, S, )Atomic bomb United States History