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Robert Jungk (May 11, 1913 - July 14, 1994), also known as Robert Baum and Robert Baum-Jungk, was an Austrian writer and journalist who wrote mostly on issues relating to nuclear weapons.

Jungk was born into a Jewish family in Berlin. His father was David Baum (Pseudonym: Max Jungk, 1872, Miskovice - 1937, Prague). When Adolf Hitler came to power, Jungk was arrested, released, moved to Paris, then back to Nazi Germany to work in a subversive press service. These activities forced him to move through various cities, such as Prague, Paris, Zürich, during World War II. He continued journalism after the war.

He is also well known as the inventor of future workshop which are a method for social innovation, participation by the concerned and visionary future planning "from below". There is an international library in Salzburg called Robert Jungk Bibliothek fur Zukunftsfragen [Robert Jungk Library for Questions about the Future].

His book A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists was the first published account of the Manhattan Project and the German atomic bomb project, and its first Danish edition included a passage which implied that the project had been purposely dissuaded from developing a weapon by Werner Heisenberg and his associates (a claim strongly contested by Niels Bohr), and lead to a series of questions over a 1941 meeting between Bohr and Heisenberg in Copenhagen, Denmark, which was later the basis for Michael Frayn's 1998 play, Copenhagen.

In 1986, he received the Right Livelihood Award.

In 1992 he made an unsuccessful bid for the Austrian presidency on behalf of the Green Party.
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Total Books: 27
Tomorrow Is Already Here
2010 - Tomorrow Is Already Here (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781153563994
ISBN-10: 1153563991
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Dead Tech A Guide to the Archaeology of Tomorrow
2000 - Dead Tech a Guide to the Archaeology of Tomorrow (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780940512221
ISBN-10: 094051222X
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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Brighter Than a Thousand Suns A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists
1979 - Nuclear State [Platform books] (Hardcover)Paperback
Everyman Project
1976 - Everyman Project (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780500011577
ISBN-10: 0500011575
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BRIGHTER THAN A THOUSAND SUNS
Brighter Than a Thousand Suns [PELICAN S.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140206678
ISBN-10: 0140206671
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The Big Machine
The Big Machine (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780233960869
ISBN-10: 0233960864
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The New Tyranny How Nuclear Power Enslaves Us
The Nuclear State [Riverrun Writers] (Paperback)Hardcover
The Everyman Project Resources for a Humane Future
The Everyman Project Resources for a Humane Future (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780871406149
ISBN-10: 0871406144
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Trotzdem Mein Leben fur die Zukunft
Trotzdem Mein Leben Fur Die Zukunft [German Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783446161870
ISBN-10: 3446161872
Genre: Nonfiction
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Heller als tausend Sonnen
Heller Als Tausend Sonnen (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783453040199
ISBN-10: 3453040198
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Zukunftswerkstatten
Zukunftswerkstatten [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783455087741
ISBN-10: 3455087744
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Der Atom-Staat Vom Fortschritt in d Unmenschlichkeit
Der Atom-staat Vom Fortschritt in D Unmenschlichkeit [German Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783463007045
ISBN-10: 3463007045
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Heller als tausend Sonnen D Schicksal d Atomforscher
Heller Als Tausend Sonnen D Schicksal D Atomforscher [Rororo Sachbuch] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783499166297
ISBN-10: 3499166291
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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Menschenbeben Der Aufstand gegen das Unertragliche  ein Bericht
Menschenbeben Der Aufstand Gegen Das Unertragliche Ein Bericht [German Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783570014851
ISBN-10: 3570014851
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Sternenhimmel statt Giftwolke oder Den Frieden erfinden
Sternenhimmel Statt Giftwolke Oder Den Frieden Erfinden [German Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783858421289
ISBN-10: 3858421286
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Projekt Ermutigung Streitschrift wider die Resignation
Projekt Ermutigung Streitschrift Wider Die Resignation [German Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783880227200
ISBN-10: 3880227209
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--damit wir nicht untergehen-
--damit Wir Nicht Untergehen- [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783901100161
ISBN-10: 3901100164
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