This Day in Jewish History 1967: Robert Oppenheimer, a Father of the Bomb, Dies

Upon seeing his invention in action, the brilliant, and by all accounts insufferable, physicist felt: 'I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.' Truman was revolted by his remorse.

On February 18, 1967, physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer died, at the age of 62. An extremely versatile and intellectually fertile scientist, Oppenheimer is...