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Research the later years of such physicists as J. Robert Oppenheimer, Enrico Fermi, Niels Bohr, and Werner Heisenberg. How did these men react to their part in the creation of nuclear weapons and the destruction that was caused by the bombs? Did their lives change because of the bombs? Were they more militant or less so? What activities did they later become involved in that might determine how they felt?

Read biographies of Bohr and Heisenberg and then read the letters that Niels Bohr wrote to Heisenberg but never sent (published online at http://werner-heisenberg.unh.edu) and create your own dialogue between these men as they comment on their meeting, their involvement in the development of the atomic bomb, and their concepts of morality during wartime.

Read the Geneva Convention rules of war. Then write a paper discussing the various tenets laid out by this...

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