Brighter than a Thousand Suns has ratings and 26 reviews. Robert Jungk beleuchtet in seinem Buch die Entwicklung der ersten Kernwaffen und dabei. Brighter than a Thousand Suns”, A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists, by Robert Jungk, was first published in “Why are we. by Robert R. Wilson. BRIGHTER THAN A THOUSAND SUNS: A. PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE ATOMIC. SCIENTISTS, by Robert Jungk. Har court, Brace and .

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Brighter than a Thousand Suns: The book studied the making and dropping of the atomic bomb from the viewpoints of the atomic scientists. The book is largely based on personal interviews with persons who played leading parts in the construction tthousand deployment of the bombs.

Brighter than a Thousand Suns: A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists

btighter James Cleugh translated it into English, and it was published in by Harcourt, Brace and Company. The book’s title is based on the verse from the Bhagavad Gita that J.

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Robert Oppenheimer is said to have recalled at the Trinity nuclear test. Later in life, Robert Jungk no longer stood behind some portions of his book. I accuse a few [eyewitnesses], who even today are respected by the public, of conscious distortion of history by means of deliberate misrepresentations and — I do not even hesitate to use this devastating word — the occasional lie.

At that time he iungk the expression ‘passivists’ to describe this circle of people. The English translation of Jungk’s book and all subsequent German editions contain an excerpt of a letter from Heisenberg to Jungk that implicitly confirms his stand.

Brighter than a Thousand Suns: A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists by Robert Jungk

For example, he gave quotes attributed to me that were the direct opposite of what I had given him. He did that with everybody he talked to.

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