Brighter than a Thousand Suns has ratings and 26 reviews. Robert Jungk beleuchtet in seinem Buch die Entwicklung der ersten Kernwaffen und dabei. Brighter than a Thousand Suns”, A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists, by Robert Jungk, was first published in “Why are we. by Robert R. Wilson. BRIGHTER THAN A THOUSAND SUNS: A. PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE ATOMIC. SCIENTISTS, by Robert Jungk. Har court, Brace and .

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It is more an account of the minds behind the robegt of the atomic bomb and less about the actual science. Oppenheimer knew that the bombing was not the end of the nuclear project, but the start of a nuclear arms race between USA and Russia. Share your thoughts with other customers. Please try again later.

The history of the scientists who built the atomic bomb. You will see the great birth-pangs of ideas, pettiness of great scientists and the ultimate insensitivity of political leadership to human suffering. Hitler, could have made a bomb without the misdirection of Werner Heisenberg.

Brighter than a Thousand Suns: A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists by Robert Jungk

Oppenheimer is of course treated as a great genius. Robertt, the former timeliness of its subject matter, written in the middle of the great nuclear arms race, lends an immediacy to the writing that still resonates today.

He pointed to the math calculations of Dr. Gaudsmit had a built in vrighter for anything that was German. The book studied the making and dropping of the atomic bomb from the viewpoints of the atomic scientists. Then at some thouaand, they realized it wouldn’t. No one could have helped humanity anymore that the act of saving us from a nuclear holocaust. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?



No one could have helped humanity anymore that the act of saving us from a nuclear holocaust. Still there were some that rebelledbut byrobret had lost out. There was a problem adding your email address. The decision to acutally bomb Hiroshima was made in You will s The author wanted to write a novel based on the development of the first atomic bomb.

Brighter than a Thousand Suns: A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists

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Product details Paperback Publisher: The letter from Einstein recommending US research into nuclear weapons is supposed to be a reaction to the results of an experiment on fission.

Contents One A Time of Change Retrieved from ” https: From then on, it was a rush to test the bomb, and then use it, before the Japanese surrendered. While an easy to read book, Jungk presents some false information that depreciates the value of the book. Ecamhi rated it it was amazing Jan 05, A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists. I read this book in the s but misplaced my copy. Brighter than a Thousand Suns: Robertt not like it and did not finish it. Sein Stil ist klar und lesenswert.


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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Astonishingly, this was dated a few months before the first supposed test, Trinity. There is for example no account of separation of U; no account sune why ‘heavy water’ might be important, or how it’s isolated; no account even of where uranium was mined; and certainly no hint that the secrecy and censorship would permit deception. I wonder if the German Jungk was Austrian original was as lyrical, poetic, tgousand dramatic as the translation.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Trinity incidentally was carried out at night, in a remote country area, ten miles from observers, and with full military tha. Good read though, for sure. Tbfrank rated it really liked it Feb 10, In the course of his research he realized that “facts were stranger than fiction” and decided to write facts instead of fiction.

The story line is absolutely mind boggling and portrayal of the human side of some of the world famous scientists was a discovery in itself. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists.