J. Robert Oppenheimer

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One of the team of physicists who were tasked by President Franklin Roosevelt to being the nuclear program in the U.S. during W.W. II. The team worked on the Manhattan Project, in Los Alamos, New Mexico which eventually developed the first nuclear bomb. The bomb was initially tested at the Trinity Test Site in the White Sand Desert, and eventually dropped on two cities in Japan, which lead to the Japanese surrender in World War II and the end of the war.