About: Shirley Streshinsky and Patricia Klaus

Shirley Streshinsky is a magazine journalist, novelist, and biographer whose recent book co-authored with historian Patricia Klaus is An Atomic Love Story: The Extraordinary Women in Robert Oppenheimer’s Life, from which this excerpt was adapted. Patricia Klaus attended the University of California at Santa Barbara, and then Stanford University where she earned a Ph.D. in modern British history.

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Atomic bomb explosion during the Trinity test
The Birth of the Bomb

Inside the dedicated band of scientists who worked together in top secret to develop the world's first nuclear weapon. More