J. Robert Oppenheimer
#722 Overall Influence

J. Robert Oppenheimer

American theoretical physicist, known as "father of the atomic bomb"

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J. Robert Oppenheimer was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. Oppenheimer was the wartime head of the Los Alamos Laboratory and is among those who are credited with being the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II undertaking that developed the first nuclear weapons. The first atomic bomb was successfully detonated on July 16, 1945, in the Trinity test in New Mexico.

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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University of Kansas
University of Kansas

Public research university in Kansas, United States

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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California Institute of Technology
California Institute of Technology

Private research university located in Pasadena, California

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University of Oxford
University of Oxford

Collegiate research university in Oxford, England

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University of Göttingen
University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

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University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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#72 World Rank
Physics
#543 World Rank
Engineering

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