Robert Oppenheimer

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Name: Robert Oppenheimer
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Manhattan Episode 5: BFFs and Frenemies

Perhaps the only thing better than a good BFF is a good adversary. Isaac Newton feuded with Royal Society president Robert Hooke over gravitation and German intellectual Gottfried Leibniz over calculus. And don’t get us started on Edison and Tesla.Midway ... [Published Popular Mechanics - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia Zerfass Deal

The Zerfass family landed in Pennsylvania in 1730. Traveling by covered wagon, they settled in Dansville, New York in 1813. Virginia lived on the family farm there with her mother Francis, Father Milton and sister Jackie.Interested in science, music and ... [Published San Marcos Daily Record - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Nanu Nanu – Good Bye for Now

Like many of you, the death of Robin Williams caused me to ask – why?  How could a man, who seemed to have it all, take his life.Depression is the answer.  Depression is a very common illness; according to the National Institute of Mental Health roughly ... [Published Southside Messenger - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Hiroshima And Nagasaki: Musings On The Bomb – OpEd

By IPCSBy Sheel Kant SharmaAugust is the month of remembrance of the ghastly tragedy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Such remembrance is far from a mere annual routine of some ritual happenings – there is no dearth of moral, ethical, legal or humanitarian ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

10Best: Los Alamos, N.M., without security clearance

Los Alamos, N.M. – site of the secret Manhattan Project that developed the world's first atomic weapon during World War II – now has a starring role in WGN America's hit TV series Manhattan, a mix of fact and fiction that follows the lives of scientists ... [Published USA Today - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Manhattan Episode 04: A Visit from God

Niels Bohr is coming to Los Alamos! The A-list physicist, who unlocked the quantum structure of the atom, has escaped Nazi-occupied Denmark and reached New Mexico. It’s a development that excites the entire town and drives the story of episode 4.Akley ... [Published Popular Mechanics - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Swing Kid: The Glorious Paradox of Javier Baez

Through his first 29 at-bats, Javier Baez has struck out 12 times. But he's also collected 8 hits and is slashing .276/.276/.612 with an OPS of .897. Those latter four numbers are going to continue fluctuating pretty wildly until the sample size increases, ... [Published Chicago Now - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

The only Czechoslovak citizen behind the first nuclear bombs

By Karel Pacner , a partial transl. by LM It's another Hiroshima anniversary and this article is rather interesting, I thought. The only Czech who was assisting during the birth of the atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima Almost nobody knows that one ... [Published The Reference Frame - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Discussing Outliers by Malcom Gladwell With The #SEJBookClub by @dantosz

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a monthly series of book reviews by the Search Engine Journal editorial team.  Join us each month to discuss our picks on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ using the hashtag #SEJBookClub and via the comments below.Outliers ... [Published Search Engine Journal - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

'Manhattan' explores the secret race to create the bomb

_ LOS ANGELES — On a stark stretch of New Mexico ranchland, a makeshift city grew 70 years ago. It was “this very peculiar bubble in the middle of nowhere,” said Sam Shaw, creator of the “Manhattan” series.People came to Los Alamos, propelled by a patriotism ... [Published Lansing State Journal - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 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 - Jul 28 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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Manhattan Episode 5: BFFs and Frenemies [Published Popular Mechanics - Aug 25 2014]
Virginia Zerfass Deal [Published San Marcos Daily Record - Aug 24 2014]
Nanu Nanu – Good Bye for Now [Published Southside Messenger - Aug 22 2014]
Remembering Hiroshima And Nagasaki: Musings On ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 21 2014]
10Best: Los Alamos, N.M., without security clea... [Published USA Today - Aug 20 2014]
Manhattan Episode 04: A Visit from God [Published Popular Mechanics - Aug 18 2014]
Creation and Dissolution: A New Perspective! [Published Speaking Tree - Aug 16 2014]
Returning to the scene of the crime: Greenpeace... [Published Greenpeace USA - Aug 12 2014]
Swing Kid: The Glorious Paradox of Javier Baez [Published Chicago Now - Aug 11 2014]
The only Czechoslovak citizen behind the first ... [Published The Reference Frame - Aug 07 2014]
69th Anniversary Of Atomic Bomb Remembered In H... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 06 2014]
Blast Shadows (Column) [Published Pop Matters - Aug 06 2014]
Remembering Szilard: 75th Anniversary of Einste... [Published Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation - Aug 04 2014]
The A-bomb remembered: The development effort i... [Published Marianas Variety - Aug 04 2014]
Discussing Outliers by Malcom Gladwell With The... [Published Search Engine Journal - Jul 31 2014]
If you like the new TV drama “Manhattan,” you’l... [Published Salon - Jul 31 2014]
National Review declares war against the nerds [Published Salon - Jul 30 2014]
Better Funding Allocation May Fix Flawed Resear... [Published Laboratory Equipment - Jul 30 2014]
'Manhattan' explores the secret race to create ... [Published Lansing State Journal - Jul 29 2014]
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Harvest of controversy [Published The Hindu - Jul 28 2014]
Why We Should Fear the REPO [Published GoldSeek.com - Jul 28 2014]
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]
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The only Czechoslovak citizen behind the first ... [Published The Reference Frame - Aug 07 2014]
By Karel Pacner , a partial transl. by LM It's another Hiroshima anniversary and this article is rather interesting, I thought. The only Czech who was assisting during the birth of the atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima Almost nobody knows that one ...
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 ...
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