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Los Alamos Primer: First Lectures How to Build Atomic Bomb

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In April 1943, at a new secret laboratory on a mesa in the high New Mexican desert, a crowd of the most brilliant young scientists in America heard five stunning lectures that summed up everything the world knew about how to build an atomic bomb. The lecturer was Robert Serber, a theoretical physicist and protege of J. Robert Oppenheimer; the laboratory was Los Alamos. Serber's lectures, assembled in note form and mimeographed, became the legendary LA-1, the Los Alamos Primer, the first document passed out to new recruits ...

Los Alamos Primer: First Lectures How to Build Atomic Bomb 1992, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520075764

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