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I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.N.B.

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This is a paraphrase from the ancient Hindu text, the Bhagavad Gita.

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J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer (April 22, 1904 - February 18, 1967) was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is best known for his role as the scientific director of the Manhattan Project: the World War II effort to develop the first nuclear weapons at the secret Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. For this reason he is remembered as "the father of the atomic bomb". In reference to the Trinity test in New Mexico, where his Los Alamos team first tested the bomb, Oppenheimer famously recalled the Bhagavad Gita: "If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one." and "Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds

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    من مرگ شده ام ، ویرانگر جهان. nb

    मैं मृत्यु बन जाता हूँ, संसार का संहार करने वाला हूँ। पर यह प्राचीन हिन्दू ग्रन्थ, भगवद गीता का एक दृष्टांत है।

    halál lettem, világok rombolója.nb

    eu me tornei a morte, a destruidora de worlds.nb

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