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- 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...
- University of California Press 1992; US$ 31.96
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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00
Migration And Transfer From Germany To Britain, 1660-1914: Historical Relations And Comparisons. Band 3 (Prinz-Albert-Forschungen) 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...
- Sierra Club Books 2011; US$ 18.95
A language of euphemism and distortion—a language like “newspeak? from George Orwell?s 1984 —has profoundly shaped public debate about nuclear technology since its inception. After World War II, nuclear developers used information-management techniques, including official secrecy and public relations, to promote what one called the “sunny side of... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 89.99
The development of nuclear weapons during the Manhattan Project is one of the most significant scientific events of the twentieth century. 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... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 33.99
It was no accident that the Holocaust and the Atomic Bomb happened at the same time. When the Nazis came into power in 1933, their initial objective was not to get rid of Jews. Rather, their aim was to refine German culture: Jewish professors and teachers at fine universities were sacked. Atomic science had attracted a lot of Jewish talent, and as... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 123.00
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...