Caught up on the hit movie? Keep reading for closer look at the life and impact of the father of the atomic bomb.
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The top-secret Manhattan Project resulted in the atomic bombs dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.
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In addition to the story of Oppenheimer, a number of women, some recruited out of high school, worked at top-secret sites in the Manhattan Project.
The Robert Oppenheimer quote, from the Hindu sacred text the Bhagavad Gita, has come to define the father of the atomic bomb, but its meaning is more complex than many realize.