Norris Edwin Bradbury (30 May 1909 – 20 August 1997), was an American physicist. He served as Director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory for 25 years from 1945 to 1970. He replaced Robert Oppenheimer. Bradbury worked with Oppenheimer on the Manhattan Project during World War II. Bradbury was in charge of the final assembly of "the Gadget", detonated in July 1945 for the Trinity test.
30 May 1909|
Santa Barbara, California
|Died||20 August 1997
Los Alamos, New Mexico
University of California
Los Alamos National Laboratory
|Alma mater||Pomona College BA
University of California, Berkeley PhD
|Doctoral advisor||Leonard B. Loeb|
|Known for||Succeeded J. Robert Oppenheimer as Director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory|
- "Interview with Norris Bradbury, 1986 [1"]. WGBH Educational Foundation. http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/wpna-989522-interview-with-norris-bradbury-1986-1. Retrieved 26 February 2014.
- "Interview with Norris Bradbury, 1986 [2"]. WGBH Educational Foundation. http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/wpna-2931fd-interview-with-norris-bradbury-1986-2. Retrieved 26 February 2014.