Julius Robert Oppenheimer, the Father of the A-bomb
we all know about the atomic bomb wasbombed usedon Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But do youknow the director of the atomic bomb project which is
called the ‘Manhattan Project’?
It’s Julius Robert
Oppenheimer. J Robert Oppenheimer was born on April, 22 1904 inNew York, United States to Julius S. Oppenheimer andElla Friedman. He had a younger brother, FrankOppenheimer who also became a physicist. His family had a family artcollection.
Oppenheimer is best known for the ‘Manhattan Project’
the aim of which wasto make two atomic bombs to drop on Japan.And tT
hat’s how he’s sometimescalled ‘the father of atomic bomb’. One of his most famous quote is “Now I am
death, the destroyer of worlds.”
J Robert Oppenheimer was born on April, 22 1904 in New York, United Statesto Julius S. Oppenheimer and Ella Friedman. He had a younger brother, FrankOppenheimer who also became a physicist. His family had a family artcollection.In 1992 he entered the Harvard where he studied chemistry. In a course onthermodynamics taught by Percy Bridgman Oppenheimer was attracted toexperimental physics.The Manhattan project started by Einstein sending a letter to presidentFranklin D. Roosevelt that Nazi Germany might develop Nuclear weapons.Oppenheimer became the director of the Manhattan project which was tomake nuclear weapons before Nazi Germany did. But because Nazi Germany
surrendered in 1945 April so the US didn’t have to finish the Manhattan