Brotherhood of the Bomb
The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller
By (author) Gregg Herken
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Brotherhood of the Bomb by Gregg Herken
Book DescriptionThe story of the twentieth century is largely the story of the power of science and technology. Within that story is the incredible tale of the human conflict between three men-Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller-the scientists most responsible for the advent of weapons of mass destruction. How did science, enlisted in the service of the state during the Second World War, become a slave to its patron during the Cold War-and scientists with it? The story of these three men, is fundamentally about loyalty-to the country, to science, and to each other-and about the wrenching choices that had to be made when these allegiances came into conflict.Gregg Herken gives us the behind-the-scenes account based upon a decade of research, interviews, and new documents." Brotherhood of the Bomb " is a vital slice of American history told authoritatively-and grippingly-for the first time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805065893
(235mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Henry Holt & Company Inc
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company Inc
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Gregg Herken
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Author Biography - Gregg Herken
Gregg Herken is a curator and historian at the Smithsonian Institution and has taught at Oberlin, Caltech, and Yale. He is the author of "The Winning Weapon, Counsels of War, "and "Cardinal Choices" and received a MacArthur grant for "Brotherhood of the Bomb." He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
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