Robert Oppenheimer and Cigarettes

The ‘father of the atomic bomb’ and his obsession with smoking

“J. Robert Oppenheimer is widely considered as the father of the atomic bomb, and was a leading figure in the Manhattan Project with several other contributions to the development of theoretical physics.”

Robert Oppenheimer, 1960. Image courtesy and credit: RENE BURRI/MAGNUM PHOTOS.

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Sunny Labh

Sunny Labh

Science writer and communicator majoring in Quantum Mechanics. Founder of @PhysInHistory and Curator for @ProfFeynman on twitter. Email: thepiggsboson@gmail.com