109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer And The Secret City Of Los Alamos [abridged]

In 1943, J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant, charismatic head of the Manhattan Project, recruited scientists to live as virtual prisoners of the US government at Los Alamos, a...

Tuxedo Park A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II

This is the untold story of an eccentric Wall Street tycoon and the circle of scientific geniuses he assembled before World War II to develop the science for radar and the atomic...

Man Of The Hour: James B. Conant, Warrior Scientist

“Gripping…an outstanding portrait” (The Wall Street Journal) of one of the most influential men of the greatest generation, James B. Conant—a savvy...