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Atomic histories

by Peierls, Rudolf Ernst Sir

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Published by AIP Press in Woodbury, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physics.,
  • Nuclear physics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRudolf E. Peierls.
    SeriesMasters of modern physics ;, v. 18
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC71 .P38 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 378 p. :
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL984532M
    ISBN 101563962438
    LC Control Number96022298

    This is a book " History of atomic energy" in Russian with illustrations and hard cover. The book was published in in the Soviet Union in Moscow. The book was used (cover have small damaged) but condition is good, no lost or damaged pages. Size is x mm (" x ") and pages with 92 Rating: % positive.   "Countdown ," published by Simon & Schuster (a ViacomCBS company), tells the dramatic story of the days from Harry Truman's sudden and unexpected swearing-in as president to the dropping.

    The Atomic Age, also known as the Atomic Era, is the period of history following the detonation of the first nuclear weapon, The Gadget at the Trinity test in New Mexico, on J , during World War gh nuclear chain reactions had been hypothesized in and the first artificial self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction (Chicago Pile-1) had taken place in December .   A controversial book about Japan’s race to build an atomic weapon in is published there for the first time. It also raises questions about how North Korea finally got a .

      The first and only field test of an atomic bomb had been blasphemously code-named “Trinity” (a distinctly Christian term). It had occurred three weeks earlier at Alamogordo, New Mexico, on. Highlights This Weekend on American History TV August , Playlist of John Lewis Clips from the C-SPAN Video Library American History TV in Prime Time August , All Weekend. Every.


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Chris Wallace's New Book Tells Atomic Tale of 'Uncertainty,' and He Talks Life During Protests and a Pandemic this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

Atomic histories. [Rudolf Ernst Peierls, Sir] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for A collection of essays, book reviews and profiles of 20th-century scientists, by respected physicist Dr Rudolf Peierls.

A collection of essays, book reviews and profiles of 20th-century scientists, by respected physicist Dr Rudolf Peierls. Many of the essays discuss the nuclear arms race, which Dr Peierls opposed, Atomic histories. Woodbury, N.Y.: AIP Press, © (OCoLC) Almost a piece of history itself more than forty years later, The History of the Atomic Bomb by Michael Blow is a valuable and accessible introduction to the development of nuclear weaponry and therefore modern warfare.

The book ends on an interesting note, for modern readers, discussing the relevance of nuclear weapons and power to modern life/5. This is a deliberately short book, in the Cambridge Essential Histories, written by an expert in Truman and the transition from Roosevelt to Truman, but self-avowedly dependent on other experts for the subject.

It is also admittedly written by a proponent of the traditional position on the decision to drop the atomic by: 8. Gallicchio, the author of several books of military history, sorts out these players — and many others — with great clarity, noting that Truman played coyly with Author: Richard J.

Samuels. General History. The Manhattan Project: The Birth of the Atomic Bomb in the Words of Its Creators, Eyewitnesses, and Historians - Cynthia C. Kelly (editor), Richard Rhodes (introduction) The Making of the Atomic Bomb - Richard Rhodes. Atomic Energy for Military Purposes: The Official Report - Henry DeWolf Smyth.

Manhattan Project: The Untold Story of the Making of the Atomic. The book carries an activistic tone, but at the same time reliably articulates the histories of two (surprisingly similar) communities, Richland in Washington State, and Ozersk in the Ural mountains.

Brown intricately illustrates how, as radiation mutated bodies and landscapes, the production of plutonium mutated s: Atomic Habits is the most comprehensive and practical guide on how to create good habits, break bad ones, and get 1 percent better every day.

I do not believe you will find a more actionable book on the subject of habits and improvement. If you’re having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn’t you. The problem is your system. DROPPING THE ATOMIC BOMB. All belligerents in World War II sought to develop powerful and devastating weaponry.

As early asGerman scientists had discovered how to split uranium atoms, the technology that would ultimately allow for the creation of the atomic bomb. Making of the Atomic Bomb, Pulitzer Prize winner inwas a well-researched and comprehensive history exploring the making of the atomic bomb, beginning with World War I, the genesis of the Manhattan Project and continuing through the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, bringing an end to World War II.

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New York: Avon Books, Written from a revisionist perspective, this book assesses President Truman's motivations for authorizing the atomic bombings and traces the effects of the bombings on American society.

Maddox, Robert James. Weapons for Victory: The Hiroshima Decision Fifty Years Later. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, Two of the essays in “City at the Edge of Forever” (the book’s title was derived from a “Star Trek” episode written in part by L.A. writer Harlan Ellison), appeared years earlier in The.

Although a schoolteacher, a meteorologist, and an expert on color blindness, John Dalton is best known for his pioneering theory of atomism. He also developed methods to calculate atomic weights and structures and formulated the law of partial pressures.

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Norton), acclaimed author Steve Olson blends history and science to tell the story of. The Making of the Atomic Bomb is a contemporary history book written by the American journalist and historian Richard Rhodes, first published by Simon & Schuster in It won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and a National Book Critics Circle Award.

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The “father of the atomic bomb” was theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who garnered that unofficial title because he was scientific director at the Manhattan Project’s.

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