The Los Alamos Primer

Author: Robert Serber
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520075764
Size: 13.89 MB
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Primer, the first document passed out to new recruits to the wartime enterprise, classified Secret Limited for twenty years after the Second World War and published here for the first time.

Critical Assembly

Author: Lillian Hoddeson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521541176
Size: 11.44 MB
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This 1993 book explores how the 'critical assembly' of scientists at Los Alamos created the first atomic bombs.

Dark Sun

Author: Richard Rhodes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 143912647X
Size: 29.16 MB
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Based on secret files in the United States and the former Soviet Union, this monumental work of history discloses how and why the United States decided to create the bomb that would dominate world politics for more than forty years.

Atomic Energy For Military Purposes

Author: Henry De Wolf Smyth
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804717229
Size: 65.71 MB
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An exploration of how atomic energy was deployed for military purposes, this text traces the administrative history of the topic and the problems and issues faced as the project became a reality.

The Physics Of The Manhattan Project

Author: Bruce Cameron Reed
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662435330
Size: 62.90 MB
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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.

Peace War

Author: Robert Serber
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231105460
Size: 59.16 MB
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Discusses the author's experiences with Oppenheimer at Los Alamos

Building The H Bomb

Author: Kenneth W Ford
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814618810
Size: 34.14 MB
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Ford doesn't glorify, or apologize for, his work on the H-bomb. He simply tells it as it was. As a result, this is an engagingly human glimpse into the world of physics in the US in the early 1950s." Physics World

Picturing The Bomb

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated
Size: 39.36 MB
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The granddaughter of Enrico Fermi, a key participant in the Manhattan Project, presents a pictorial survey of the making of the atomic bomb, containing many never-before-published photographs and snapshots of the many aspects of the Project ...

Making Of The Atomic Bomb

Author: Richard Rhodes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439126226
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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 ...