Steven Shapin: The Oppenheimer Brothers, 23 September 2010
Show More Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and The World He Made Up by K.C. Cole.
Houghton Mifflin, 439 pp., $27, August 2009, 978 0 15 100822 3Show More
“... or do you direct attention to his special and distinctive contribution, ‘his own life’? K.C. Cole doesn’t ignore Frank’s relations with his brother, but her heart lies elsewhere. As a scientifically innocent young journalist, she met Frank a few years after the Exploratorium was established – at which point it isn’t clear she even knew of his ...”