J. Robert Oppenheimer

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There Are No Prophets in Science: The Vision and View of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Monday, December 03, 2012


In this 1954 talk, J. Robert Oppenheimer surmises that today's pressing questions "will be transmuted before they are answered" and that "the very process of discovery will shatter the concepts that we today use to describe our puzzlement."

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Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer : Man's Right to Knowledge

Sunday, December 26, 1954

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer discusses why scientific research belongs within the academic setting. He argues that the university provides the atmosphere needed for the scientist to have a supportive community and ...