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Robert Oppenheimer: Science and the Common Understanding: 1953

The American theoretical physicist J Robert Oppenheimer examines the impact of quantum and atomic theory on the way societies view themselves and others in six Reith lectures.

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Sun 20 Dec 1953 09:00 BBC Radio 4

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