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Before the Fall-Out

From Marie Curie to Hiroshima

Before the Fall-Out( )
Author: Preston, Diana
ISBN:978-0-552-77086-6
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Corgi
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

Spanning fifty years, BEFORE THE FALL-OUT tells the full story of how an exhilarating quest to unravel the secrets of the material world produced the knowledge of how to destroy it.And of how a scientific adventure shared openly between nuclear physicists from many different nations transmuted into a secretive wartime race for the ultimate weapon of mass destruction -the atom bomb.As much as on the science, BEFORE THE FALL-OUT focuses on the 'human chain reaction' -the intertwined...
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Book Details
Pages:608
Detailed Subjects: Science / Ethics
History / Military / Nuclear Warfare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.8 x 19.8 x 3.8 cm
Book Weight:0.49 Kilograms



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