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