Oliphant, Mark

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
Reference Entry
Oliphant, Mark (1901-2000), an Australian nuclear physicist, was a key figure in the development of the atomic bomb. Later, Oliphant ardently opposed the further use of nuclear weapons.


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