Fri, Nov 13, 2009 -- 10:00 AM
'Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens'Download audio (MP3)
Like his brother J. Robert Oppenheimer, Frank Oppenheimer was a brilliant physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project. But Frank went on to become an educator, and to found San Francisco's Exploratorium, the interactive science museum celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. We talk with K.C. Cole, author of the new biography "Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made Up."
Host: Dave Iverson
- K.C. Cole, professor of journalism at USC and author of "Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made Up"
- Dennis Bartels, executive director of the Exploratorium