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- Springer New York 2012; US$ 79.95
A non-technical and non-mathematical account of how atomic nuclei were discovered and the physical laws which govern them A comprehensive account of the historical development of nuclear physics, both from the experimental and the theoretical point of view Physicists who contributed to these developments are presented in their historical context... 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 89.99
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...
- 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...