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Title: Libretto Takes Liberties With Fundamental Physics
Date: 09/22/2005
Publication: UC Berkeley News
Editor: Cathy Cockrell
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Professor's technical concerns fall on deaf ears....

Berkeley physicist Marvin Cohen, by his own account only a "sporadic" operagoer, finds himself these days passionately interested in John Adams's Doctor Atomic the opening lines of which, he says, misrepresent the physics of bomb making.