Man Of The Hour: James B. Conant, Warrior Scientist

“Gripping…an outstanding portrait” (The Wall Street Journal) of one of the most influential men of the greatest generation, James B. Conant—a savvy...

109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer And The Secret City Of Los Alamos [abridged]

In 1943, J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant, charismatic head of the Manhattan Project, recruited scientists to live as virtual prisoners of the US government at Los Alamos, a...