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J. Robert Oppenheimer

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Dates

April 22, 1904 – February 18, 1967

Authorized Form of Name

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

Additional Forms of Names

Oppenheimer, J. Robert

Oppenheimer, J. Robert (Julius Robert), 1904-1967

Oppenheimer, Julius Robert, 1904-1967

Oppenheimer, Robert

Oppenheimer, Robert, 1904-1967

Oppenheimer, Robert (Julius Robert), 1904-1967

Biography

Abstract

Physicist (quantum theory and nuclear physics). On the physics faculty at California Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley in theoretical physics, 1929-1947; director of Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 1943-1945; chairman of the General Advisory Committee of the Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1952; director of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, 1947-1966.

Important Dates

April 22, 1904Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1925Obtained A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1925 – 1926Studied at University of Cambridge, Cambridge (England).

1927Obtained Ph.D. in physics, University of Göttingen, Göttingen (Germany).

1927 – 1928Fellow, National Research Council. Oppenheimer split the fellowship over the academic year, spending 1927 at Harvard University and 1928 at California Institute of Technology.

1928 – 1929International Education Board Fellow, University of Leiden and Eidgenössische Technische Hochshule, Zurich.

1929 – 1947Assistant Professor (1929-1931), Associate Professor (1931-1936), and Professor of Theoretical Physics (1936-1947), University of California, Berkeley and California Institute of Technology. Oppenheimer split his time between the two, spending only one semester teaching at California Institute of Technology after being promoted to full Professor in 1936, Berkeley (Calif.).

1941Elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

1943 – 1945Director, Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

1947 – 1952Chair, General Advisory Committee, United States Atomic Energy Commission.

1947 – 1967Director, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (N.J.).

1948President, American Physical Society (APS).

1949 – 1955Member, Board of Overseers, Harvard University.

1951 – 1954Member, Science Advisory Committee, United States Office of Defense Mobilization.

1954Declared a security risk by the United States Atomic Energy Commission and removed from government service after security hearings before the House Un-American Activities Committee.

1963Awarded the Enrico Fermi Award, United States Atomic Energy Commission. This was given for his contributions to the development of nuclear energy and as a symbolic gesture to clear his name for the events of 1954.

February 18, 1967Death, Princeton (N.J.).

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (England)

Göttingen (Germany)

Employment

Berkeley (Calif.)

Pasadena (Calif.)

Princeton (N.J.)

Death

Princeton (N.J.)

Subjects

Atomic bomb.

Atomic theory.

Nuclear physics.

Quantum theory.

Relationships

People

Family

Oppenheimer, Ella

Mother.

Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985

Brother. Physicist.

Oppenheimer, Julius

Father.

Oppenheimer, Katherine P. (Katherine Puening), 1910?-1972

Wife, married in 1940.

Oppenheimer, Katherine, 1944-

Daughter.

Oppenheimer, Peter

Son.

Advisors & Collaborators

Bohm, David, 1917-1992

Advised by Oppenheimer at University of California, Berkeley.

Born, Max, 1882-1970

PhD advisor at University of Göttingen with a focus on quantum theory.

Bridgman, P. W. (Percy Williams), 1882-1961

Advisor at Harvard University.

Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933

Post-doctoral advisor at University of Leiden.

Lamb, Willis E. (Willis Eugene), 1913-2008

Advised by Oppenheimer at University of California, Berkeley, "I. On the Capture of Slow Neutrons in Hydrogenuous Substances, II. Electromagnetic Properties of Nuclear Systems."

Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007

Advised by Oppenheimer at the Institute for Advanced Study. Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Morrison, Philip

Advised by Oppenheimer at University of California, Berkeley in atomic electrodynamics.

Nordsieck, Arnold T.

Advised by Oppenheimer at University of California, Berkeley.

Pais, Abraham, 1918-2000

Advised by Oppenheimer at Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University.

Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958

Post-doctoral advisor at Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich.

Phillips, Melba, 1907-2004

Advised by Oppenheimer at University of California, Berkeley. The Oppenheimer-Phillips Process was named for their work after Phillips completed her Ph.D.

Rotblat, Joseph, 1908-2005

Collaborated on the Manhattan Project.

Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937

Advisor at University of Cambridge.

Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940

Advisor at University of Cambridge.

Colleagues

Ackerman, Jerome O.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Adler, Stephen L.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-1991

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Arnowitt, Richard

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004

Both employed at California Institute of Technology and Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Bainbridge, Kenneth T. (Kenneth Tompkins), 1904-1996

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Balke, Claire

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Barschall, H. H. (Henry Herman), 1915-1997

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Bateman, Harry, 1882-1946

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bederson, Benjamin

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Birch, Francis, 1903-1992

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), 1887-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bitter, Francis, 1902-1967

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bonbrake, Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Bonner, Tom Wilkerson, 1910-1961

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Bretscher, Egon, 1901-1973

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Brode, Robert B. (Robert Bigham), 1900-1986

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Brueckner, Keith A.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Burke, Joseph Eldrid, 1914-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Case, Kenneth M.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study and Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Chadwick, James, 1891-1974

Both emloyed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Charney, Jule G.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Christy, Robert F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology and Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

Chosen by Oppenheimer to help organize Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Cooper, Leon N. (Leon Neil), 1930-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Corson, Dale R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Crane, H. R. (Horace Richard), 1907-2007

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Critchfield, Charles Louis, 1910-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Deser, S. (Stanley)

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at the Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

DeWitt, Bryce S. (Bryce Seligman), 1923-2004

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Dodson, Richard W.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Dryden, Hugh L. (Hugh Latimer), 1898-1965

Both worked at United States Office of Defense Mobilization.

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Both employed at California Institute of Technology and worked at United States Office of Defense Mobilization.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

DuMond, Jesse W. M. (Jesse William Monroe), 1892-1976

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Duwez, Pol

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Dyson, Freeman J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Eckart, Carl, 1902-1973

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Epstein, Paul S. (Paul Sophus), 1883-1966

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Feinberg, Gerald, 1933-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Fitch, Val L., 1923-2015

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Flanders, Donald

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Fowler, William A.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Frankel, S., 1919-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Friedlander, Gerhart

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Frisch, Otto Robert, 1904-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Froman, Darol K. (Darol Kenneth), 1906-1997

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Furry, W. H. (Wendell Hinkle), 1907-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley.

Fussell, Lewis

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Garner, Clifford S. (Clifford Symes), 1912-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Glauber, Roy J., 1925-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study and Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Glimm, James

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Gordy, Walter, 1909-1985

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Greisen, Kenneth

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Gurinsky, David

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Hartle, J. B. (James B.)

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Helmholtz, Lindsay

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Henderson, Robert W. (Robert Wesley), 1914-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Higinbotham, William A.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Hill, Edward Lee, 1904-1974

Both employed at Harvard University.

Hinch, William H.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Hirschfelder, Joseph Oakland, 1911-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Hoffman, Joseph G. (Joseph Gilbert), 1909-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Houston, W. V. (William Vermillion), 1900-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Jaffe, Arthur, 1937-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Jette, Eric

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Johns, Iral

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Kemble, Edwin C. (Edwin Crawford), 1889-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Kennedy, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1917-1957

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Kerst, Donald William, 1911-1993

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Kinoshita, T. (Toichiro)

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Kistiakowsky, George B. (George Bogdan), 1900-1982

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Koski, Walter

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Kraichnan, Robert H., 1928-2008

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Lauritsen, Charles Christian, 1892-1968

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lauritsen, Thomas, 1915-1973

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lee, T. D., 1926-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Linshitz, Henry, 1919-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lockridge, R. W.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Luttinger, Joaquin M.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Lyman, Theodore, 1874-1954

Both employed at Harvard University.

Mack, Julian Ellis, 1903-1966

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Manley, John Henry, 1907-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

McDaniel, Boyce D. (Boyce Dawkins), 1917-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and Los Alamos Laboratory, the Manhattan Project.

Merzbacher, Eugen

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Morse, Marston, 1892-1977

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Mulliken, Robert Sanderson

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Nambu, Yoichiro, 1921-2015

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Neddermeyer, Seth H. (Seth Henry), 1907-1988

Both employed at California Institute of Technology and Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Nelson, Eldred C. (Eldred Carlyle), 1917-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Parratt, Lyman G. (Lyman George)

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Parsons, William Sterling, 1901-1953

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Peierls, Rudolf E. (Rudolf Ernst), 1907-1995

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Pierce, George Washington, 1872-1956

Both employed at Harvard University.

Pines, David, 1924-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Placzek, G. (George), 1905-1955

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Potratz, Herbert A. (Herbert August)

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Richers, Edward

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Robertson, H. P. (Howard Percy), 1903-1961

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Rossi, Bruno, 1905-1993

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Saunders, Frederick A. (Frederick Albert), 1875-1963

Both employed at Harvard University.

Schiff, Leonard I. (Leonard Isaac), 1915-1971

Both employed at California Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley.

Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Segal, Irving Ezra

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Serber, R. (Robert)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Seybolt, A. U. (Alan Upson), 1910-1984

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Shapiro, Maurice M. (Maurice Mandel), 1915-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Slater, John C. (John Clarke), 1900-1976

Both employed at Harvard University.

Slichter, Louis B. (Louis Byrne), 1896-1978

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Smith, Cyril Stanley, 1903-1992

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Steinberger, J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Tolman, Richard C. (Richard Chace), 1881-1948

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Waterman, Alan Tower, 1892-1967

Both worked at United States Office of Defense Mobilization.

Watson, Kenneth M.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Weissman, Samuel Isaac

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Weyl, Hermann, 1885-1955

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Williams, John H. (John Harry), 1908-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung), 1912-1997

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Wu, Tai Tsun

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Yang, Chen Ning, 1922-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both worked at United States Office of Defense Mobilization.

Additional

Bartlett, Albert A.

Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-1983

Bhabha, Homi Jehangir, 1909-1966

Bloch, Felix, 1905-

Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962

Brady, James Joseph, 1904-

Breit, Gregory, 1899-1981

Bretscher, Hanni

Brobeck, William Morrison, 1908-

Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974

Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Cherniss, Harold F. (Harold Fredrik), 1904-1987

Chevalier, Haakon, 1902-1985

Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962

Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

Coryell, Charles D. (Charles Du Bois), 1912-1971

Cranberg, Lawrence, 1917-

Darrow, Karl K. (Karl Kelchner), 1891-

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965

Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1907-

Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972

Franck, James, 1882-1964

Gamow, George, 1904-1968

Garrison, Lloyd K. (Lloyd Kirkham), 1897-1991

Oppenheimer's lawyer for security hearings before the House Un-American Activities Committee.

Gerjuoy, Edward

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Goudsmit, Samuel A. (Samuel Abraham), 1902-1978

Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993

Groueff, Stephane

Hansen, W. W. (William Webster), 1909-1949

Hawkins, David, 1913-2002

Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976

Herb, R. G. (Raymond George), 1908-1996

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Hill, R. D. (Robert Dickson), 1913-

Huff, L. D. (Lorenz Ditmar), 1905-

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Jordan, Pascual, 1902-1980

Kelly, Harry C.

Kennan, George, 1845-1924

Konopinski, Emil Jan, 1911-

Kowarski, Lew

Kursunoglu, Behram, 1922-

Kusaka, Shuichi, 1915-

Langer, Lawrence Marvin, 1913-2000

Leith, Cecil E., 1923-

Lewis, Gilbert Newton, 1875-1946

Lewis, H. W. (Harold Warren)

Lofgren, Edward J., 1908-

Lomanitz, Ross, 1921-2003

Loomis, F. W. (Francis Wheeler), 1889-1976

Mark, Carson

Marks, Herbert S., 1907-1960

Oppenheimer's lawyer for security hearings before the House Un-American Activities Committee.

Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992

McCrea, William Hunter

Moller, C. (Christian), 1904-1980

Moore, Ruth E., 1908-1989

Norstad, Lauris, 1907-1988

Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994

Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958

Peters, B. (Bernard), 1910-

Plesset, Milton S. (Milton Spinoza)

Plotnick, Harvey B

Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970

Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989

Schweber, S. S. (Silvan S.)

Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965

Seagondollar, L. Worth

Severinghaus, Willard L. (Willard Lesly), 1882-1947

Shane, Charles Donald, 1895-1983

Shankland, Robert S., 1908-

Sherwin, Martin J.

Smith, Herbert W.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Sponer, Hertha, 1895-1968

Strauss, Lewis L.

Stromgren, Bengt, 1908-1987

Szilard, Leo

Tamm, I. E. (Igor' Evgen'evich), 1895-1971

Tate, John T. (John Torrence), 1889-1950

Uhlenbeck, George Eugène, 1900-1988

Ulam, Stanislaw M.

Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981

Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980

Veblen, Oswald, 1880-1960

Weizsacker, Carl Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1912-2007

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

Wiegand, Clyde (Clyde Edward), 1915-1996

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Wolfenstein, L. (Lincoln)

Wooldridge, Dean E.

Zilsel, Paul Rudolph, 1923-

Institutions

Major Positions

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

National Research Council (NRC) Fellow; Assistant Professor; Associate Professor; and Professor of Theoretical Physics.

Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich

Completed work for International Education Board fellowship.

Harvard University

Member, Board of Overseers.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB. Completed work for National Research Council (NRC) fellowship.

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)

Director.

International Education Board

Fellow.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Director.

Manhattan Project (U.S.)

Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Fellow.

Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden

Completed work for International Education Board fellowship.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor; Associate Professor; and Professor of Theoretical Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Institute of Physics

American Physical Society

President.

Brookhaven National Laboratory

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission

Chair, General Advisory Committee.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.

United States. Science Advisory Committee

Member.

Universität Göttingen

Obtained PhD in Physics.

University of Cambridge. Department of Physics

Attended for graduate school.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

A conversation with J. Robert Oppenheimer [motion picture] / CBS ; edited and produced by Edward R. Murrow and Fred W. Friendly ; 1954 Dec 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Dedication ceremony of the Niels Bohr Library [sound recording], 1962 September 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Electron theory [sound recording] : description and analogy; the first John Franklin Carlson Lecture at Iowa State University, 1955 March 17.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Invited papers [sound recording].

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

J. Robert Oppenheimer oral history collection, 1975-1976.

Institute Archives and Special Collections

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.I.T. Libraries, Rm. 14N-118, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

J. Robert Oppenheimer papers, 1921-1980 (bulk 1947-1967).

Manuscript Division

Library of Congress

James Madison Memorial Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540, USA

Niels Bohr and the nucleus [sound recording], 1964 November 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Notes on Oppenheimer's course on electrodynamics at the University of California at Berkeley, 1939.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Notes on Oppenheimer's course on quantum mechanics at the University of California at Berkeley, 1939.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oppenheimer interview on Enrico Fermi [videorecording].

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1960 February.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1963 November 18 and 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1966 November 1.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Reflections on the resonances of physics history: talk presented at the dedication ceremony of the Niels Bohr Library of the American Institute of Physics, 1962.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Robert Oppenheimer family collection, 1799-1977.

Leo Baeck Institute at the Center for Jewish History

15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011, USA

Speech given at Association of Los Alamos Scientists meeting [sound recording] / 1945 November 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The meson after 30 years [sound recording] / Address at the American Physical Society meeting, 1966.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The press meets the scientists [sound recording], 1957.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Three lectures on Niels Bohr and his times; Part III: the atomic nucleus, August 1963.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

AIP Office of the Director records of Henry A. Barton, 1931-1964.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Alan Tower Waterman papers, 1918-1967 (bulk 1940-1963).

Manuscript Division

Library of Congress

James Madison Memorial Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540, USA

Albert A. Bartlett papers, 1928-2002.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Committee for Cultural Freedom records, 1939-1957 (bulk 1950-1957).

Archives. Tamiment Institute Library

New York University

70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, USA

Andrew Sessler and Stephen Libby biographical memoir on Edward Teller, 2007.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk).

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Association of Pasadena Scientists records, 1945-1946.

The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections

University of Chicago

1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Atomic energy for military purposes, 1945 [typescript].

Manuscripts and Archives Department

Hagley Museum and Library

298 Buck Road East, Greenville, DE 19807, USA

Atoms for Peace Award records, 1944-1972.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Behram Kursunoglu papers, 1967-1978.

Archives Division

University of Miami. Richter Library

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Ben Bederson interview of Larry Spruch, Sidney Borowitz and Ed Gerjuoy [videorecording], 26 July 2004.

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American Institute of Physics

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Carl Eckart papers, 1921-1973 (bulk 1935-1970).

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Christian Møller papers, 1928-1980.

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Clay Jenkinson as J. Robert Oppenheimer [videorecording], 2010 January 3.

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Clips of my life, n.d.

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Consumers' Research, Inc. government war preparation general files on post-1945 national defense, 1945-1980.

Libraries. Special Collections and Archives

Rutgers University

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Conversations with David Inglis, [videorecording] Feb.-May 1989.

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American Institute of Physics

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Copies of papers from elsewhere not directly related to Niels Bohr, 1920-

Niels Bohr Archive

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Crawford Greenewalt Manhattan Project diary, 1942-1945.

Manuscripts and Archives Department

Hagley Museum and Library

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David Hawkins papers, 1863-2001.

Libraries. Archives Department

University of Colorado

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David Rittenhouse Inglis papers, 1929-2003 (bulk 1946-1980)

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University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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Dwight D. Eisenhower records as President, White House Central files, 1953-1961.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

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Edward Condon papers, circa 1920-1974.

Library

American Philosophical Society

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Edward Gerjuoy: from physics to law and back again, 2010.

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American Institute of Physics

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Electron theory [sound recording] : description and analogy; the first John Franklin Carlson Lecture at Iowa State University, 1955 March 17.

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American Institute of Physics

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Electronic Computer Project (ECP) records, 1940-1967.

Shelby White and Leon Levy Archives Center

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Enrico Fermi papers, 1918-1974.

The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections

University of Chicago

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F. W. Loomis papers, 1920-1976.

University Archives

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Faust, eine Historie, 1932.

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American Institute of Physics

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Frank Oppenheimer papers, 1902-1985.

The Bancroft Library

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Gilbert Newton Lewis papers, 1908-1945.

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University of California, Berkeley

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Gregory Breit papers, 1929-1980 (bulk 1960-1970).

Manuscripts and Archives

Yale University Library

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Gregory Breit selected papers [microform], (bulk 1950-1973).

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American Institute of Physics

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H. P. Robertson papers, 1922-1980 (bulk 1936-1966).

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Hanford and Clinton records, 1942-1975.

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Hans Bethe letter to Lawrence Cranberg, 2000.

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American Institute of Physics

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Hans Bethe papers, circa 1931-1992.

Carl A. Kroch Library. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections

Cornell University

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Harold Clayton Urey papers, 1929-1981.

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University of California, San Diego

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Harry Charles Kelly papers, 1882-1976 (bulk 1916-1976).

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North Carolina State University

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Harvey B. Plotnick collection on the history of quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity, 1911-1995.

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University of Chicago

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Herbert Smith collection on J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1921-1974.

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American Institute of Physics

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History of physics audio-visual collection, circa 1918-1996, 1960-1988 (bulk)

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American Institute of Physics

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Homi Bhabha correspondence, 1941-1966.

Contact: Dr. A. Ratnakar, Librarian, Raman Research Institute

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Bangalore

I. I. Rabi papers, 1899-1989 (bulk 1945-1968).

Manuscript Division

Landesbibliothek Glarus

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Igor E. Tamm papers, 1921-1971.

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In the shadow of the bomb: Robert Oppenheimer and Niels Bohr.

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American Institute of Physics

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Iowa State University John Franklin Carlson Lecture records, 1955-1969.

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James Joseph Brady response to early 1930s Ph.D.s Survey, 1980.

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Jesse W. M. DuMond papers, 1912-1976.

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California Institute of Technology

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John Von Neumann papers, 1912-1996 (bulk 1935-1957).

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Library of Congress

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Julian S. Schwinger papers, 1920-1994.

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Lauris Norstad papers, 1930-1987 (bulk 1942-1962).

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Lawrence Cranberg papers, 1962-2000.

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American Institute of Physics

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Lee A. DuBridge papers, 1932-1986.

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California Institute of Technology

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Leo Szilard papers, 1898-1998.

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Letter, with 169 signatures of Oak Ridge National Laboratory staff, to Henry D. Smyth of Atomic Energy Commission, endorsing Smyth's minority opinion against the withdrawal of J. Robert Oppenheimer's security clearance, 1954.

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American Institute of Physics

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Lewis L. Strauss papers, 1914-1974.

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

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Lorenz D. Huff student lecture notes, 1928-1931.

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American Institute of Physics

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Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1910-2006 (bulk 1931-2006).

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Library of Congress

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Murray Gell-Mann papers, 1931-2001 (bulk 1955-1993).

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My life as a physicist, circa 1971.

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American Institute of Physics

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Niels Bohr lectures and interviews [sound recording], 1949-1962.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Niels Bohr material collected elsewhere, 1912-1962.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Niels Bohr scientific correspondence, 1903-1962.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Notes on quantum mechanics: physics 221, Oppenheimer, 1939 by B. Peters.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

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Oppenheimer memorial session [sound recording] : American Physical Society Meeting, 1967 April 24.

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American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with Bengt Georg Daniel Strömgren, 1976 May 6 and 13.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with Carl Friedrich Weizsacker, 1986 January 28.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with Cecil E. "Chuck" Leith, 1997 July 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with Charles Christian Lauritsen, 1966 June 27.

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American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with Charles Donald Shane, 1967 July 11 and 14.

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American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Charles Donald Shane, 1968 February 22 and March 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with Clyde Edward Wiegand, 1977 September 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with Cyril Stanley Smith, 1976 September 23.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Cyril Stanley Smith, 1976 September 23. Metallurgy and atomic energy policy: typescript (photocopy), 1980.

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University of California, Berkeley

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Oral history interview with Darol Kenneth Froman, 1976 June 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Darol Kenneth Froman, 1976 June 7.

The Bancroft Library

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Oral history interview with David Bohm, 1981 May 8.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with David Bohm, 1986 June 6, 12, July 7, September 25, October 3, December 22, 1987 January 30, February 6, 27, March 6, April 3 and 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with David Pines, 1981 April 13 and 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with David Rittenhouse Inglis, 1977 May 9 and 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Dean E. Wooldridge, 1976 August 21.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edward Gerjuoy, 2012 April 1, October 7, and 2013 April 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edward Joseph Lofgren, 2006 May 6, 13, and 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edward Teller, 1980 December.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edward Uhler Condon, 1967 October 17, 18, 1968 April 27, 1973 September 11 and 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edwin M. McMillan, 1972 June 1, 2, and October 30, 31.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edwin McMillan, 1972 June 1 and October 30.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

Oral history interview with Emil Jan Konopinski, 1982.

Office of University Archives and Records Management

Indiana University

Bryan Hall 201, 107 South Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA

Oral history interview with Emilio Gino Segrè, 1967 February 13.

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American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Ernst Pascual Jordan, 1963 June 17, 18, 19 and 20.

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American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1963 November 21 and December 3, 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1966 November 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Felix Bloch, 1968 August 15.

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American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frank Oppenheimer, 1973 February 9 and May 21.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frank Oppenheimer, 1984 November 16.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Oral history interview with George Eugene Uhlenbeck, 1962 March 30, 31, April 5, May 10 and 1963 December 9.

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American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with George Gamow, 1968 April 25 and 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with H. R. Crane, 1973 March 28 and 1974 June 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Hanni Bretscher, 1984 July 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Hans Bethe, 1982, 1993.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Oral history interview with Harold Clayton Urey, 1964 March 24.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Oral history interview with Harold M. Agnew, 2006 May 22.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Harold Warren Lewis, 1986 July 6.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Herbert Smith, 1974 August 1.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with I. I. Rabi, 1963 December 8.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with J. Carson Mark, 1976 June 8.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with J. Carson Mark, 1976 June 8.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

Oral history interview with J. H. Van Vleck, 1963 October 2 and 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John Archibald Wheeler, 1988 May 4, May 23 and November 28.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Jule G. Charney, 1980 August 25, 26, 27 and 28.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Lawrence M. Langer, 1982.

Office of University Archives and Records Management

Indiana University

Bryan Hall 201, 107 South Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA

Oral history interview with Lee A. DuBridge, Parts I and II, 1981.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Oral history interview with Lew Kowarski, 1969 March 20, October 19, 20, 21, 1970 May 3, 14, 1971 May 15 and November 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Lincoln Wolfenstein, 1997 April 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Lothar Wolfgang Nordheim, 1977 July 24.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Luis Alvarez, 1967 February 14 and 15.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Marvin L. Goldberger, 1986 February 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Melba Newell Phillips, 1977 December 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Milton Plesset, 1981 December 8.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Oral history interview with Norman F. Ramsey, 1991 June 20.

IEEE History Center

Rutgers University

39 Union Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA

Oral history interview with Norman M. Kroll, 1987 March 29.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Norman Ramsey, 1960 July 19 to August 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Norris Edwin Bradbury, 1976 February 11.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Owen Chamberlain, 1976 June 16, 21, August 4 and 13.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Owen Chamberlain, 1976.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

Oral history interview with Paul Rudolph Zilsel, 1988 March 21 and 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Philip Morrison, 1967 February 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Philip Morrison, 2003 February 22 and August 1.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Raymond George Herb, 1976 April.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Dickson Hill, 2000 July 3.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Dickson Hill, 2000 July 3.

Manuscripts Section

National Library of Australia

Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia

Oral History interview with Robert F. Bacher, 1981, 1983.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Oral History interview with Robert F. Bacher, 1986 February 13.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Marshak, 1970 June 15, 16, September 19, and October 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert S. Shankland, 1974 August 20 and 21.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Serber, 1967 February 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Serber, 1983 December 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Serber, 1996 November 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Wilson, 1977 May 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robley D. Evans, 1972 May 2, 3, 1974 May 5 and 1978 June 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Ross Lomanitz, 2001 July 26, 28, 29 and 2002 August 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Rudolf E. Peierls, 1980.

Department of Documents

Imperial War Museum

Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ, England

Oral history interview with Sam Schweber, 1998 October 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Samuel Abraham Goudsmit, 1963 December 5 and 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Seth H. Neddermeyer, 1984 May 7.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Oral history interview with Stanley Deser, 2011 March 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Thomas Lauritsen, 1967 February 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Vannevar Bush, 1964.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Vannevar Bush, 1964.

Institute Archives and Special Collections

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.I.T. Libraries, Rm. 14N-118, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Oral history interview with Victor Frederick Weisskopf, 1963 July 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Walter M. Elsasser, 1986 March 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Walter M. Elsasser, 1986 March 12.

Archives

National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

PO Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307-3000, USA

Oral history interview with Wendell Furry, 1971 August 9.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Werner Heisenberg, 1962 November 30, 1963 February 7, 11, 13, 15, 19, 22, 25, 27, 28 and 1963 July 5, 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William A. Fowler, 1983 May 3 - May 31, 1984.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

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Oral history interview with William Alfred Fowler, 1972 June 8, 9, 1973 February 5, 6, and 1974 May 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William Conyers Herring, 1974 July 23, 29, and 31 October.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William Hunter McCrea, 1978 September 22.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William M. Brobeck, 1975 June 19, 29, October 26 and 1976 February 1.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history joint interview with James Franck and Hertha Sponer-Franck, 1962 July 9 to 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oswald Veblen papers, 1881-1960 (bulk 1920-1960).

Manuscript Division

Library of Congress

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Outtakes and candid footage from the production of : The world of Enrico Fermi, circa 1930-1968.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Pais Prize session: the national laboratories after 1980 [sound recording], 2012 April 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Paul S. Epstein papers, 1898-1966.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Philip Morrison papers, 1934-1963.

Institute Archives and Special Collections

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.I.T. Libraries, Rm. 14N-118, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Princeton, David Bohm and the Cold War: A study in McCarthyism, 1990.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Raymond Thayer Birge correspondence relating to Oppenheimer hearings, circa 1928-1954.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

Recollections of Oppenheimer and Schwinger [videorecording], 2009 November 11.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Reminiscences of Charles DuBois Coryell : oral history, 1960.

Oral History Research Office

Columbia University

Box 20, Room 801 Butler Library, New York, NY 10027, USA

Response to early 1930s Ph.D.s Survey, 1978.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

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Reviews of Modern Physics correspondence of John Torrence Tate, 1928.

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Scientific correspondence [microform], 1907-1962.

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The day after Trinity [videorecording] : J. Robert Oppenheimer & the atomic bomb / Jon Else and KTEH-TV.

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The world of Enrico Fermi [motion picture].

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Published Resources

Author

Atom and void : essays on science and community / J. Robert Oppenheimer.

Lectures on electrodynamics / [by] J. Robert Oppenheimer. Notes compiled at Berkeley, California, by S. Kusaka, with the collaboration of S. Frankel and E. Nelson. Edited by B. S. DeWitt.

Robert Oppenheimer, letters and recollections / edited by Alice Kimball Smith, Charles Weiner.

Science and the common understanding.

The constitution of matter / by Robert Oppenheimer.

The flying trapeze : three crises for physicists / J. Robert Oppenheimer.

The open mind; [lectures]

Uncommon sense / J. Robert Oppenheimer ; by N. Metropolis, Gian-Carlo Rota, and David Sharp, editors.

Zur Frage der Messbarkeit der elektromagnetischen Feldgrössen / von N. Bohr und L. Rosenfeld.

Subject

109 East Palace : Robert Oppenheimer and the secret city of Los Alamos / Jennet Conant.

A nation's security, the case of Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer / Edited from the official transcript of evidence given before the Personnel Security Board of the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission, by Michael Wharton.

American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer / by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin.

Brotherhood of the bomb : the tangled lives and loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller / Gregg Herken.

Einstein and Oppenheimer : the meaning of genius / Silvan S. Schweber.

In the matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer : texts of principal documents and letters of Personnel Security Board, General Manager, Commissioners, Washington D.C. May 27, 1954 through June 29, 1954.

In the matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer : transcript of hearing before Personnel Security Board, Washington D.C., April 12, 1954, through May 6, 1954.

In the matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer: transcript of hearing before Personnel Security Board and texts of principal documents and letters. Foreword by Philip M. Stern.

J. Robert Oppenheimer - Scientist, Public Servant Physics Today obituary

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

J. Robert Oppenheimer : Schöpfer der ersten Atombombe / Klaus Hoffmann.

J. Robert Oppenheimer : shatterer of worlds / Peter Goodchild.

J. Robert Oppenheimer and the American century / David C. Cassidy.

J. Robert Oppenheimer and the atomic story / decorations by William Metzig.

Lawrence and Oppenheimer / by Nuel Pharr Davis.

Lawrence and Oppenheimer.

Oppenheimer / I. I. Rabi ... [et al. ]

Oppenheimer : portrait of an enigma / Jeremy Bernstein.

Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect / Charles Thorpe.

Oppenheimer, the years of risk / James W. Kunetka.

Oppenheimer; the story of a friendship, by Haakon Chevalier.

Reappraising Oppenheimer : centennial studies and reflections / edited by Cathryn Carson and David A. Hollinger.

Robert Oppenheimer / Michel Rival.

Robert Oppenheimer : a life inside the center / Ray Monk.

Robert Oppenheimer, the man and his theories / Michel Rjouzé ; Translated by Patrick Evans.

The advisors : Oppenheimer, Teller, and the superbomb / Herbert F. York ; with a historical essay by Hans A. Bethe.

The advisors : Oppenheimer, Teller, and the superbomb / Herbert F. York.

The Oppenheimer affair: a political play in three acts [by] Joseph Boskin and Fred Krinsky.

The Oppenheimer case : the trial of a security system.

The Oppenheimer case; security on trial, by Philip M. Stern with the collaboration of Harold P. Green. With a special commentary by Lloyd K. Garrison.

The Oppenheimer hearing.

The ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer : and the birth of the modern arms race / Priscilla J. McMillan.

The story of J. Robert Oppenheimer / by Denise Royal.

The swift years; the Robert Oppenheimer story.