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Encyclopedia of the Atomic Age (Facts on File Library of World History)

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Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference works,
  • Science,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • Reference,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • 20th century,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Nuclear Physics,
  • Nuclear weapons

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11359447M
    ISBN 10081604029X
    ISBN 109780816040292

    Nor did the RATE group neglect the implications of each of their models, not merely physical but also biological would the tremendous levels of ionizing radiation have been consistent with reported lifespans measured in centuries rather than decades? Many orders and partially completed plants were cancelled. It should also be remembered that the concept of nuclear weapons was not confined to contemporary sf: Eric Ambler 's debut thriller The Dark Frontier revolves around the construction of an atomic bomb. He made the scientific issues so familiar that even a routine Space Opera like Theodore Sturgeon 's "Artnan Process" June Astounding could hinge its plot on the esoteric problem of isotope separation. Conclusion Even without the subsequent evidence of the RATE group's findings, this volume is a valuable and even engrossing illustration of how to design a research program.

    Related References. Craig W. Campbell was entitled to congratulate himself: it was largely due to his editorial influence that sf writers of the early s had concerned themselves so deeply with atomic power. Laurencea New York Times journalist who became the official journalist for the Manhattan Project which developed the first nuclear weapons. BiograPhical sources 1. Hiroshima: Three Witnesses.

    More than alphabetically organized entries trace the history of atomic energy from the discovery of the explosive potential of the atom to the development of atomic energy as a force for war and for peace and the issues raised by its use. Seaborgwho chaired the Atomic Energy Commissionwrote "there will be nuclear powered earth-to-moon shuttles, nuclear powered artificial hearts, plutonium heated swimming pools for SCUBA divers, and much more". Franck, J. Search Introduction The Encyclopedia is a complete and authoritative reference work for this rapidly evolving field. We found this article reliable because we got it from Gale Virtual Reference Library, an annotated historical database sponsor by professional historians.


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We found this article reliable because we got it from Gale Virtual Reference Library, an annotated historical database sponsored by professional historians. Atomic energy and weapons continue to have a strong effect Encyclopedia of the Atomic Age book world politics in Encyclopedia of the Atomic Age book 21st century.

Over the course of several meetings, the RATE group made definite plans for a research program to test their new models. The nuclear power industry has improved the safety and performance of reactors, and has proposed new safer but generally untested reactor designs but there is no guarantee that the reactors Encyclopedia of the Atomic Age book be designed, built and operated correctly.

Being written by the United States War Department, it is bound to be accurate. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Consistent with Scripture, and C. This book provides primary poems from those Japanese survivors of the atomic bomb.

The detonation also immediately produces a strong shock wave that propagates outward from the blast to distances of several miles, gradually losing its force along the way. At the point at which one of the neutrons produced by a fission will on average create another fission, critical mass has been achieved, and a chain reaction and thus an atomic explosion will result.

With all the detailed explanations and various supportive resources, we found this article reliable. Isochron dating seems very impressive--but the RATE scientists describe many limitations of the technique of which even many professional geologists might not be aware.

The M. Creation Dialogue Vol 28, no. Thank you for your continued contributions. This book is a compilation of letters from Phyllis Fisher, whose husband worked in the Manhattan Project, after nuclear bombs were dropped in Japan.

Recycling of nuclear waste has been discussed, but it creates plutonium which can be used in weapons, and in any case still leaves much unwanted waste to be stored and disposed of.

The RATE scientists do more than speculate on how accelerated decay would affect radiometric measurements. See all videos for this article Many isotopes of uranium can undergo fission, but uranium, which is found naturally at a ratio of about one part per every parts of the isotope uranium, undergoes fission more readily and emits more neutrons per fission than other such isotopes.

The data they have gathered since that date has more than vindicated the bold vision they set forth in this work. Collie, Craig. That whenever any rock forms, the proportion of daughter isotope is a known quantity, usually but not always undetectable or otherwise statistically insignificant.The last half of the 20th century has often been called the "Atomic Age", a name that has not faded even with the end of the cold war.

This reference includes entries on the people, events, and Read more. The Encyclopedia is a complete and authoritative reference work for this rapidly evolving field. Over international scientists, each experts in their specialties, have written over separate topics on different aspects of geochemistry including geochemical thermodynamics and kinetics, isotope and organic geochemistry, meteorites and cosmochemistry, the carbon cycle and climate, trace.

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[Rodney P Carlisle;] -- More than A-Z entries cover topics pertinent to the atomic age, including nuclear-weapons development, nuclear energy, policy decisions, international crises, and biographical sketches of major.