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Bomb in the Brain

Steve Fishman

Bomb in the Brain

A Heroic Tale of Science, Surgery, and Survival

by Steve Fishman

  • 390 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Avon Books (P) .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7432626M
ISBN 100380708981
ISBN 109780380708987
OCLC/WorldCa21429460

Get this from a library! J. Robert Oppenheimer: the brain behind the bomb. [Glenn Scherer; Marty Fletcher] -- Profiles the life and work of inventor J. Robert Oppenheimer, describing his education and career as a physicist and his role as director of the Manhattan Project, as well as his personal life.   The cortex is drowsing; the brain stem registers only an occasional nightmare.” About the Author. Jason Tougaw is the author of The One You Get: Portrait of a Family Organism (Dzanc Books). Portions of this list are excerpted from his forthcoming book The Elusive Brain: Literary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience (Yale.

  Brain Tumor Defense For Jewish Center Bomb Threat Suspect Recalls Murder Trial Ken Davis's book, "The Brain Defense," looks at the murder trial of Herbert Weinstein, in which lawyers argued. Get this from a library! J. Robert Oppenheimer: the brain behind the bomb. [Glenn Scherer; Marty Fletcher] -- Presents the life and accomplishments of the director of the Manhattan Project, focusing on his involvement with the development of the atom bomb.

I was hesitant at first because I was looking for an adult book covering the science and history on the making of the first nuclear bomb and about Robert Oppenheimer, the father of that first bomb. This book is not in any way childish. It gives a clear and concise history of all the events. I am completely satisfied with the book.   This week on Hidden Brain, we explore how our planet's population is changing, and what that means for us in the century to come. The Bomb That .


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