Go to Santa Fe. Talk. Talk too much. Talk as if you had too many drinks. Get people to eavesdrop. Say a number of things about us you aren't supposed to. Finally, I don't care how you manage it, say we are building an electric rocket.
The object of the project is to produce a practical military weapon in the form of a bomb in which the energy is released by a fast_neutron chain reaction.
Robert Serber works at the University of Illinois. One day he got a call from Oppenheimer asking Serber to be his assistant. "Just a few weeks from Pearl Harbor, I received a call from Oppie." (pg. 33)
Charlotte and Robert spread false information about the bomb. (pg. 94)
Robert Serber talks about the mission of the Manhattan Project. (pg.97)
An electrician's leg goes through the ceiling, interrupting one of Serber's lectures. (pg. 98)
Robert Serber watched the Trinity explosion from Compana Hill. (pg.183)
Serber assembled the bomb in a hut in Tinian, and helped name it "Little Boy." (pg. 190)