This Day in Jewish History, 1908 A Nuclear Physicist Who Hated the Bomb Is Born

Joseph Rotblat would become the only conscientious objector to walk off the Manhattan Project, once he learned what America really wanted the bomb for.

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November 4, 1908, is the birthdate of Joseph Rotblat, the Polish-born nuclear physicist, an early pioneer of nuclear fission, who walked away from the Manhattan Project, and devoted much of the rest of his...