The book studied the making and dropping of the atomic bomb from the viewpoints of the atomic scientists. The book is largely based on personal interviews with persons who played leading parts in the construction and deployment of the bombs.
Brighter than a Thousand Suns book.
Top. American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.
Robert Jungk tells a revealing story of the atmosphere that had existed in Gottingen Germany among the best physics minds in the .
Robert Jungk tells a revealing story of the atmosphere that had existed in Gottingen Germany among the best physics minds in the world. The books by Robert Jungk and Thomas Powers should both be read to gain an understanding into the thoughts both scientific and moral that had gone into the actual making of the bomb. Hitler, could have made a bomb without the misdirection of Werner Heisenberg.
Translated by James Cleugh. ISBN 13: 9780156141505.
Brighter than a Thousand Suns: A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists, by Austrian Robert Jungk, is the . Robert Jungk was an Austrian writer and journalist who wrote mostly on issues relating to nuclear weapons.
Robert Jungk was an Austrian writer and journalist who wrote mostly on issues relating to nuclear weapons. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada.
As the subtitle implies it is first and foremost "a personal history of the atomic scientists
As the subtitle implies it is first and foremost "a personal history of the atomic scientists. Jungk conducted a number of interviews with the scientists that were involved with the project and the result is presented to us in a very lively manner. Because the book was written so early after the war the author did not benefit from the then classified records. But this is largely compensated by the almost immediate recollections of the various protagonists
ROBERT JUNGK A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists. The story of the moral and political temptations of the first atomic scientists 'One of the most interesting books I have ever read.
ROBERT JUNGK A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists. It is more exciting than any novel and, at the same time, is packed with information. it's a tragic story of a group of men with quite exceptional intellectual gifts, idealistic and single-minded in youth, but gradually seduced by a mixture of good motives and bad to the service of the Devil. The harm they have done cannot be undone by them.