Fallout

Fallout

J. Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, and the Political Science of the Atomic Bomb

Book - 2001 | 1st ed.
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So, you've always wanted to learn how to build an atomic bomb? You're inluck: Jim Ottaviani is not only a comics writer...he also has a master's degreein nuclear engineering! But even though it's not a complete do-it-yourselfmanual (assembly required, and plutonium is definitely not included), Falloutwill bring you up to speed on the science and politics of the first nucleargadgets.

Like its companion volumes, the focus of Fallout is on thescientists themselves -- in particular J. Robert Oppenheimer and Leo Szilard,whose lives offer a cautionary tale about the uneasy alliance between themilitary, the government, and the beginnings of "big science."
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Mich. : GT Labs, 2001.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780966010633
0966010639
Branch Call Number: 623.451 O89
Characteristics: 239 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Johnston, Janine

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