- "You are definitely not what we expected. Your collegues described you as more... I don't know... chaotic."
- —Describing Emmett Brown
Vannevar Bush (March 11, 1890 – June 28, 1974) was the director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, which oversaw the development of the atomic bomb through the Manhattan Project alongside the United States Army, with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada.