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.

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