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Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967)

Bacher, Robert F. (1972) Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967). Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 116 (4). pp. 279-293. ISSN 0003-049X.

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ROBERT OPPENHEIMER died in Princeton, New Jersey on February 18, 1967, at the age of sixty-two. He was the leading American theoretical physicist of his generation, the founder of the most important school of theoretical physics, and one of the leading intellectuals of our day.

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Additional Information:© 1972 American Philosophical Society. 1 Dr. Bacher's memoir of Robert Oppenheimer, distinguished member of the American Philosophical Society, prepared by request for the Society's Year Book, is of such fullness and historical value that it is presented in- stead in the Proceedings for the benefit of a wider circle of readers 2 An account of Robert Oppenheimer's work in theoretical physics by Hans Bethe may be found in Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 14 (1968): p. 391
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Official Citation:Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967) Robert F. Bacher Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 116, No. 4 (Aug. 15, 1972), pp. 279-293 Published by: American Philosophical Society Article Stable URL:
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