The Physics Of The Manhattan Project

Author: Bruce Cameron Reed
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662435330
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The development of nuclear weapons during the Manhattan Project is one of the most significant scientific events of the twentieth century.

Physics Of The Manhattan Project

Author: Bruce Cameron Reed
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1426900791
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How did scientists calculate the critical masses of uranium and plutonium needed for the World War II Little Boy and Fat Man nuclear weapons? Using undergraduate-level physics, this book explains it.

The Manhattan Project

Author: B. Cameron Reed
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
ISBN: 1681746069
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This book, prepared by a recognized expert on the Manhattan Project, offers a concise survey of the essential physics concepts underlying fission weapons.

Their Day In The Sun

Author: Ruth H. Howes
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781592131921
Size: 39.46 MB
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It is this hidden story that is presented in Their Day in the Sun through interviews, written records, and photographs of the women who were physicists, chemists, mathematicians, biologists, and technicians in the labs.

Making Of The Atomic Bomb

Author: Richard Rhodes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439126226
Size: 49.18 MB
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From nuclear power’s earliest foreshadowing in the work of H.G. Wells to the bright glare of Trinity at Alamogordo and the arms race of the Cold War, this dread invention forever changed the course of human history, and The Making of The ...

The Manhattan Project

Author: Jeff A. Hughes
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231131520
Size: 47.78 MB
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But the Manhattan Project did not represent a radical break in the development of twentieth-century science. According to Jeff Hughes, it accelerated developments already underway.

The Berlin Project

Author: Gregory Benford
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481487663
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What ensues is an altered account of World War II in this taut thriller.

Trinity A Graphic History Of The First Atomic Bomb

Author: Jonathan Fetter-Vorm
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0809093553
Size: 76.26 MB
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A graphic novel account of the race to construct the first atomic bomb and the decision to drop it, tracing the early research, the heated debates, and profiles of forefront Manhattan Project contributors.

Atomic Spaces

Author: Peter Bacon Hales
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252068317
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This book tells the story of the project's three key sites: Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Hanford, Washington; and Los Alamos, New Mexico.