'Atomic Energy' Book Signed by Einstein, Oppenheimer, Bohr, Enola Gay Crew

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Description Featuring Einstein, Oppenheimer, Bohr, and dozens more-a one-of-a-kind chronicle of the atomic age, signed by the geniuses who made the bomb possible Signed book: Atomic Energy in the Coming Era by David Dietz. Signed on the endpapers and throughout by a remarkable 49 individuals, representing a who's who of 20th century physics-among these are 14 scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics or Chemistry for their monumental achievements, as well as pioneering nuclear researchers, military personnel, and Manhattan Project organizers. Autographic condition: overall fine, with old tape stains to gutters of signed endpapers. Book condition: G/VG, with some repairs and toned tape inside, dampstaining and tape to boards, and the supplied dust jacket clean and bright. In his famous column 'The Bomb and Civilization,' published on August 18, 1945, Bertrand Russell observed: 'From the scientific point of view, the atomic bomb embodies the results of a combination of genius and patience as remarkable as any in the history of mankind. ' This remarkable compendium of autographs of the scientists and military men that played a role in the development of the bomb is an absolutely one-of-a-kind piece-an irreplaceable relic of the most momentous development of the 20th century. An amateur historian from Bedford County, Virginia, Kenneth Crouch was an avid autograph collector; this book is mentioned in his 1996 obituary amidst a discussion of his large collection: 'A book about atomic energy bears the signatures of famed physicists Albert Einstein and Robert Oppenheimer, as well as the entire crew of the Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the bomb on Hiroshima.
'Atomic Energy' Book Signed by Einstein, Oppenheimer, Bohr, Enola Gay Crew



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