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Uranium Wars

The Scientific Rivalry That Created The Nuclear Age

By Amir D Aczel

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  • 621.48 Acz, Nonfiction

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2009

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9780230613744


Format: Book
Author: Aczel, Amir D
Title: Uranium wars : the scientific rivalry that created the nuclear age / Amir D. Aczel.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Subject: Nuclear weapons -- Research -- History -- 20th century. Nuclear physics -- Research -- History -- 20th century. Nuclear energy -- Research -- History -- 20th century. Science and state -- History -- 20th century. Uranium as fuel -- History -- 20th century.
Isbn: 9780230613744 0230613748
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Format: Book
Author: Aczel, Amir D.
Title: Uranium wars : the scientific rivalry that created the nuclear age / Amir D. Aczel.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Description: 248 p., [8] p. of plates : ill ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Nuclear weapons -- Research -- History -- 20th century.
Subjects: Nuclear physics -- Research -- History -- 20th century.
Subjects: Nuclear energy -- Research -- History -- 20th century.
Subjects: Science and state -- History -- 20th century.
Subjects: Uranium as fuel -- History -- 20th century.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-239) and index.
Contents: Physics and uranium -- On the trail of the nucleus -- Lisa Meitner -- The Meitner-Hahn discovery -- Enrico Fermi -- The Rome experiments -- The events of 1938 -- Christmas 1938 -- The Heisenberg menace -- Chain reaction -- The Nazi nuclear machine -- Copenhagen -- The moment of truth -- Building the bomb -- The decision to use the bomb -- Evidence from a spying operation -- The Cold War -- Uranium's future.
LCCN: 2009007276
ISBN: 9780230613744
ISBN: 0230613748
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Call Number: 621.48 Acz