The story of “Nuclear New York” has to start with the invention of the nuclear bomb. The story of the invention of the nuclear bomb does not begin with a single person—the contributions of many scientists led to the first atomic bomb. But one man, a New Yorker, became the face of the project: Robert Oppenheimer.
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By Catherine Falzone, 2012. Adapted from Nuclear New York archive with permission.