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The Resource Making and using the atomic bomb, Mark McKain, book editor

Making and using the atomic bomb, Mark McKain, book editor

Label
Making and using the atomic bomb
Title
Making and using the atomic bomb
Statement of responsibility
Mark McKain, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355.8/25119/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
QC773.3.U5
LC item number
M23 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
History firsthand
Label
Making and using the atomic bomb, Mark McKain, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-234) and index
Contents
  • Contents: Chapter 1: Discovery of fission : 1. Energy from Nuclei / Otto R. Frisch -- 2. Publishing the secret of fission / Leo Szilard -- 3. Warning of the dangers of nuclear technology / Edward Teller -- 4. The MAUD report / MAUD committee -- Chapter 2. The Manhattan Project : 1. The first chain reaction / Corbin Allardice and Edward R. Trapnell -- 2. Manufacturing plutonium and uranium-235 / Arthur H. Compton -- 3. The work at Los Alamos and Alamogordo / Leslie R. Groves -- 4. The trinity test / United States War Department -- 5. The conscience of a physicist / Robert R. Wilson
  • Contents (cont.) Chapter 3: Using the bomb : 1. Scientists caution against using the bomb / Committee on Political and Social Problems -- 2. The decision to use the atomic bomb / Henry L. Stimson -- 3. Choosing the target / Target Committee -- 4. Dropping the atom bomb / Paul W. Tibbets, Jr. -- A president's responsibility / Harry S. Truman -- Chapter 4: The aftermath : 1. Surviving the Hiroshima blast / Agawa Hiroyuki and Kazuko Hiroyuki -- 2. Surveying the damage to Nagasaki and Hiroshima / Kenneth D. Nichols and Stafford L. Warren -- 3. Proposing an Atomic Energy Agency / Dwight D. Eisenhower -- 4. The need for a national nuclear energy program / Atomic Energy Commission
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780737714128
Isbn Type
(lib. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002027880
System control number
ocm50272995
Label
Making and using the atomic bomb, Mark McKain, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-234) and index
Contents
  • Contents: Chapter 1: Discovery of fission : 1. Energy from Nuclei / Otto R. Frisch -- 2. Publishing the secret of fission / Leo Szilard -- 3. Warning of the dangers of nuclear technology / Edward Teller -- 4. The MAUD report / MAUD committee -- Chapter 2. The Manhattan Project : 1. The first chain reaction / Corbin Allardice and Edward R. Trapnell -- 2. Manufacturing plutonium and uranium-235 / Arthur H. Compton -- 3. The work at Los Alamos and Alamogordo / Leslie R. Groves -- 4. The trinity test / United States War Department -- 5. The conscience of a physicist / Robert R. Wilson
  • Contents (cont.) Chapter 3: Using the bomb : 1. Scientists caution against using the bomb / Committee on Political and Social Problems -- 2. The decision to use the atomic bomb / Henry L. Stimson -- 3. Choosing the target / Target Committee -- 4. Dropping the atom bomb / Paul W. Tibbets, Jr. -- A president's responsibility / Harry S. Truman -- Chapter 4: The aftermath : 1. Surviving the Hiroshima blast / Agawa Hiroyuki and Kazuko Hiroyuki -- 2. Surveying the damage to Nagasaki and Hiroshima / Kenneth D. Nichols and Stafford L. Warren -- 3. Proposing an Atomic Energy Agency / Dwight D. Eisenhower -- 4. The need for a national nuclear energy program / Atomic Energy Commission
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780737714128
Isbn Type
(lib. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002027880
System control number
ocm50272995

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