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Doctor Atomic:  Science, Music, & Morals Part I (Podcast)
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A discussion about the artistic, scientific, and moral interpretations of J. Robert Oppenheimer and his legacy as the father of the atomic bomb. Composer John Adams and librettist Peter Sellars of the Doctor Atomic opera are joined by Richard Rhodes, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Making of the Atomic Bomb. Kip Cranna, musical administrator at the San Francisco Opera, moderates.

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Date: September 13, 2005
Format: Interview
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Art, History, Physics

Keywords: j. robert oppenheimer, atomic bomb, manhattan project, san francisco opera, nagasaki, los alamos, opera commentary, nuclear reaction, plutonium, implosion, nuclear fission, leslie groves, edward teller, composing, cold war


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Doctor Atomic:  Science, Music, & Morals Part II (Podcast)
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A discussion about the artistic, scientific, and moral interpretations of J. Robert Oppenheimer and his legacy as the father of the atomic bomb. Composer John Adams and librettist Peter Sellars of the Doctor Atomic opera are joined by Richard Rhodes, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Making of the Atomic Bomb. Kip Cranna, musical administrator at the San Francisco Opera, moderates.

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Date: September 13, 2005
Format: Interview
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Art, History, Physics

Keywords: j. robert oppenheimer, atomic bomb, manhattan project, san francisco opera, nagasaki, los alomos, opera commentary, nuclear reaction, plutonium, implosion, nuclear fission, leslie groves, edward teller, composing, cold war


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TV and Radio Spots:  Radio PSA: Hot Plate (Podcast)
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Part of the Exploratorium's "For the Curious Ones" campaign, this witty public service announcement asks why we press the remote control buttons harder when we know the batteries are virtually dead, and more.

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Date: January 1, 2005
Format: Exhibit
Category: Everyday Science
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TV and Radio Spots:  Radio PSA: It Strikes (Podcast)
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A witty look at the Exploratorium and its relationship to curiosity as part of the "For the Curious Ones" campaign.

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Date: January 1, 2005
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TV and Radio Spots:  Radio PSA: Questions (Podcast)
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Date: January 1, 2005
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TV and Radio Spots:  Radio PSA: Speed of Smell (Podcast)
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Date: January 1, 2005
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