American theoretical Physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley (1904-1967). Autograph letter signed. Corvallis. 26.4.1955. 8vo. 1 p. Hotel Benton stationary.
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Addressed to Dr. Aida Sloan, Pacific Palisades, California. In his letter to Dr. Sloan, Oppenheimer writes:
"Thank you for your birthday card, & for the good intelligence that it brought. I have never had a nicer or more welcome message from someone unknown to me; & I write with appreciation & gratitude. With every good wish Robert Oppenheimer"
J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967) was an American theoretical Physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. Oppenheimer was the wartime head of the Los Alamos Laboratory and is among those who are credited with being the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II undertaking that developed the first nuclear weapons.