J. Robert Oppenheimer was a brilliant physicist and known as the Father of the Atomic Bomb. A charismatic leader of rare good qualities and commonplace flaws, Oppenheimer brought an uncommon sensibility to research, teaching, and government science.
J. Robert Oppenheimer was born on a cold spring evening April 22, 1904 in New York. When Oppenheimer was five he went on a trip to Germany to visit his grandfather Ben who gave him a dozen minerals that were labeled in German. This is where Oppenheimer first got into minerals. Oppenheimer went to college at Harvard.