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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 75.00 US$ 68.25
During World War II, nations raced to construct the world?s first nuclear weapon that would determine the future of the world. The Manhattan Project, one of the most significant achievements of the 20th century, was the culmination of America?s war effort. Today, although the issue of nuclear weapons frequently dominates world politics, few are... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 72.13
This history of atomic and nuclear physics shows how technological advances have enabled physicists to probe the physical properties of nuclei, offering the reader a clear understanding of how theory is inextricably intertwined with the progress of technology. more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 32.99
When the Nazis came to power in 1933, they immediately expelled Jewish academics, unwittingly changing the power balance of world science. When war came, these scientific refugees raced to engineer the atomic bomb, to prevent Nazi Germany getting there first. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
The discovery and application of nuclear power is one of the most profound scientific accomplishments of the 20th century, beginning with tentative explorations of the structure of matter, expanding into a rapid succession of unexpected discoveries, and finally settling into a seamless transition from theoretical science to applied engineering. Science... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 118.39
The series Prinz-Albert-Forschungen (Prince Albert Research Publications) publishes sources and studies concerning Anglo-German history. It includes outstanding works in German and English which significantly enhance or modify our understanding of Anglo-German relations. These are supplemented by critically edited sources designed to... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 57.06
This book, prepared by a gifted teacher of physics, explores the challenges that faced the members of the Manhattan project. In doing so it gives a clear introduction to fission weapons at the level of an upper-level undergraduate physics student. more...
- University of California Press 1992; US$ 47.95
The classified lectures that galvanized the Manhattan Project scientists?with annotations for the nonspecialist reader and an introduction by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian. In March 1943 a group of young scientists, sequestered on a mesa near Santa Fe, attended a crash course in the new atomic physics. The lecturer was Robert Serber, J. Robert... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Nuclear Nonproliferation: The Spent Fuel Problem examines the debate concerning the storage of spent fuel generated by nuclear reactors and its implications for nuclear nonproliferation efforts. Potential barriers to the establishment or expansion of national storage facilities for spent fuel are discussed, along with alternatives. This book covers... more...