Robert Oppenheimer

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Name: Robert Oppenheimer
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

WGN's Manhattan Ep. 01: Fact vs. Fiction

Manhattan, an ambitious new series on the mostly obscure cable channel WGN, is about the building of the atomic bomb. It takes place in Los Alamos, N.M., where the physicist Robert Oppenheimer and General Leslie Groves led a small city with a singular ... [Published Popular Mechanics - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Harvest of controversy

A quirky anthropologist once exclaimed: "Biotechnology is sheer drama." He explained his cryptic headline by saying all great contemporary philosophical and ethical debates intersect around it. He added that the city might be the basis for the 21st century ... [Published The Hindu - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Why We Should Fear the REPO

All our times have comeHere but now they're goneSeasons don't fear the reaperNor do the wind, the sun or the rain... we can be like they areCome on baby... don't fear the reaperBaby take my hand... don't fear the reaperWe'll be able to fly... don't fear ... [Published GoldSeek.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

TV Weekend: 'Manhattan' profiles the race to build A-bomb

_ WEEKEND’S MUST-SEE: “Masterpiece Mystery,” 9 p.m. Sunday, PBS.Separated by almost a century, two wonderfully eccentric writers combine for a tangled tale.One is Agatha Christie, whose 1927 “The Big Four” is full of odd twists, including (it seems) the ... [Published Lansing State Journal - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

For 'Manhattan' Creator, All Roads Lead to Los Alamos

Viewers of the new TV show "Manhattan," a drama about the making of the atomic bomb, already know thatthings will end with a bang – two of them to be exact, with the dropping of "Little Boy" and "Fat Man" on Hiroshima and Nagasaki,respectively, in 1945. ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

How to better allocate research money and fix a flawed system

Taxpayers want to know that their money is well spent on research. Yet funding agencies persist in trying to explain research results in terms of papers and publications rather than in terms of people…AuthorInstitute fellow at American Institutes for ... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Truth, misdirection and stealth in the rise of Obama's socialist state

Far from being a moderate, Barack Obama is a polarising United States president. Ralph J Massey, an American writer living in the Bahamas, examines Marxist influences in his background and how it has been kept hidden from the public.By Ralph J MasseyAny ... [Published The Tribune - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Harvard’s Atul Gawande to Deliver BBC Reith Lectures

From News DispatchesDr. Atul Gawande, a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Harvard, will deliver the 2014 BBC Reith Lecture series. BBC invites a leading figure to deliver their flagship annual lecture series.Gawande, named ... [Published News India Times - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Art Collective Puts Nuclear History In Perspective, With A Coat Rack For Robert Oppenheimer

One day in 1943, Dr. Robert Oppenheimer, known to many as the "father of the atomic bomb," made a mundane request.According to an interoffice memorandum sent on behalf of the lead physicist of the Manhattan Project, Oppenheimer asked for a coat rack to ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Why I hate wearable technology

Wifi-enabled smart watches, optical head-mounted displays, activity-tracking anklets, who will save humanity from the tyranny of wearable tech, asks Alan Tyers Until quite recently, if you saw someone with an electronic bracelet, it could denote one of ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Thus Replied To Zarathustra

Zarathustra who are you? Are you the book for all and none? At the age of thirty you go into the wilderness and enjoy your spirit and your solitude. You had been there for ten years. What did you bring to us? Did you bring happiness or emancipation? Zarathustra ... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 2 reports

It’s getting harder to tell what’s satire anymore, and The Onion’s new site Clickhole isn’t helping [GigaOM]

It’s bad enough that people posting regular news headlines on Twitter or Facebook routinely need to mention that they aren’t from the parody site The Onion , because they seem too incredible and/or stupid to be true. On top of that, many people seem ... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 12 2014]

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WGN's Manhattan Ep. 01: Fact vs. Fiction [Published Popular Mechanics - 7 hours ago]
Harvest of controversy [Published The Hindu - 8 hours ago]
Why We Should Fear the REPO [Published GoldSeek.com - 12 hours ago]
TV Weekend: 'Manhattan' profiles the race to bu... [Published Lansing State Journal - Jul 26 2014]
For 'Manhattan' Creator, All Roads Lead to Los ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 25 2014]
How to better allocate research money and fix a... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 22 2014]
Truth, misdirection and stealth in the rise of ... [Published The Tribune - Jul 18 2014]
Harvard’s Atul Gawande to Deliver BBC Reith Lec... [Published News India Times - Jul 18 2014]
Art Collective Puts Nuclear History In Perspect... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 14 2014]
Why I hate wearable technology [Published Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
Thus Replied To Zarathustra [Published LankaWeb - Jul 08 2014]
It’s getting harder to tell what’s satire anymo... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 12 2014]
It’s getting harder to tell what’s satire anymo... [Published GigaOM - Jun 12 2014]
Charles Marowitz [Published Telegraph - May 08 2014]
‘Search until you find a passion and go all out... [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
3D printing - seven great uses [Published Telegraph - Apr 15 2014]
Enformable: “NRC’s inconsistent interpretations... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 11 2014]
George Jonas: The timeline of treason [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 08 2014]
Alex Zucker pillar at Lab and in the community ... [Published Oak Ridger - Mar 05 2014]
[tt] NYRB (Mandelbrot): Jim Holt: He Conceived ... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 27 2014]
‘The Wind Rises’ Review [Published Washington Free Beacon - Feb 21 2014]
Alvin Weinberg’s liquid fuel reactors [Published Atomic Insights - Feb 06 2014]
Godzilla: first trailer for 2014 film released [Published Telegraph - Dec 10 2013]
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It’s getting harder to tell what’s satire anymo... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 12 2014]
It’s bad enough that people posting regular news headlines on Twitter or Facebook routinely need to mention that they aren’t from the parody site The Onion , because they seem too incredible and/or stupid to be true. On top of that, many people seem ...
It’s getting harder to tell what’s satire anymo... [Published GigaOM - Jun 12 2014]
It’s bad enough that people posting regular news headlines on Twitter or Facebook routinely need to mention that they aren’t from the parody site The Onion , because they seem too incredible and/or stupid to be true. On top of that, many people seem ...
‘Search until you find a passion and go all out... [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
Experience is a series of interviews with Harvard faculty covering the reasons they became teachers and scholars, and the personal journeys, missteps included, behind their professional success. First up is E.O. Wilson, one of the most accomplished ...
Enformable: “NRC’s inconsistent interpretations... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 11 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Enformable: “NRC’s inconsistent interpretations and applications of rules governing FOIAreleases” plus 1 more NRC’s inconsistent interpretations and applications of rules governing FOIA releases ...
George Jonas: The timeline of treason [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 08 2014]
To illustrate that leaking secrets is neither new nor peculiar to our Wikifreak generation, in a recent column I listed some spy highlights — spylights, to save a syllable — from the decade leading up to the Second World War. Such lists amount to raw ...
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