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Adventures in the atomic age : from Watts to Washington

Author: Glenn T Seaborg; Eric Seaborg
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Autobiography of Nobel Prize winner, Glenn Seaborg.
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Genre/Form: E-journal
Biography
Memoirs
Biographies
Named Person: Glenn T Seaborg; Glenn T Seaborg; Glenn T Seaborg
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn T Seaborg; Eric Seaborg
ISBN: 0374299919 9780374299910
OCLC Number: 45129156
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 312 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A Michigan boyhood --
2. California here we come --
3. A free education --
4. Graduate school wonderland --
5. Apprentice to a master chemist --
6. The bomb splits --
7. Plutonium : a secret discovery --
8. The Manhattan Project --
9. Scaling up a billion times --
10. Reflections on the bomb --
11. Rearranging the table of elements --
12. Back to the rad lab --
13. The H-bomb and Oppenheimer --
14. Big prizes : children, elements, and a Nobel --
15. A Chancellor's three challenges --
16. Kennedy's call : a move to Washington --
17. LBJ : a president and a friend --
18. Troubles with Nixon and a look inside the AEC --
19. Nuclear power : its past and future --
20. A professor again.
Responsibility: Glenn T. Seaborg with Eric Seaborg.
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Autobiography of Nobel Prize winner, Glenn Seaborg.

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