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Julius Robert Oppenheimer (Apr 22, 1904 – Feb 18, 1967) Theoretical Physicist and Professor of Physics at University of California, Berkeley. With Enrico Fermi, he is called "Father of the Atomic Bomb" for his role in the Manhattan Project, World War II Project that developed the first nuclear weapons. First atomic bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945, Trinity test in New Mexico; He remarked later that it brought to mind words from Bhagavad Gita: "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of…

Julius Robert Oppenheimer (Apr 1904 – Feb Theoretical Physicist and Professor of Physics at University of California, Berkeley. With Enrico Fermi, he is called "Father of the Atomic Bomb": "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.

the first atomic bomb, tested in 1945 in New Mexico, was the culmination of the 'Manhattan Project'. It was simply referred to as 'the gadget'.

Trinity, the first atomic bomb, tested in 1945 in New Mexico, was the culmination of the 'Manhattan Project'. It was simply referred to as 'the gadget'.

Albert Einstein and Robert Oppenheimer

1947 Albert Einstein & Robert Oppenheimer photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt. If you only knew how your ideas would be used.

Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945  // After the United States detonated an atomic bomb at Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, the U.S. government restricted the circulation of images of the bomb's deadly effect. President Truman dispatched some 1,150 military personnel and civilians, including photographers, to record the destruction as part of the United States Strategic Bombing Survey. The goal of the Survey's Physical Damage Division was to photograph and analyze methodically the impact of the atomic…

United States Strategic Bombing Survey, Physical Damage Division, Distorted steel-frame structure of Odamasa Store, Hiroshima, November

The Hiroshima bomb was nicknamed 'Little Boy'. A second bomb was nicknamed 'Fat Man'.

One of the bombs created during the Manhattan Project. The Manhattan Project was launched by America during World War II, and led to the creation of the first atomic bombs. Looking back in history, I'm surprised we haven't killed ourselves yet.

New Mexico Trinity explosion...Oppenheimer quoted from the Vedic text, the Bhagavad Gita: “If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst forth at once in the sky, that would be like the splendor of the Mighty One. I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.”

Observers view atmospheric testing during operation Hardtack I -- a thermonuclear detonation during the Pacific tests in (National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office)

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"Little Boy" Bomb Explodes Over Hiroshima

A mushroom cloud rises more than feet into the air over Hiroshima, Japan after an atomic bomb was dropped by the US bomber "Enola Gay", Aug.


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