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Physics for future presidents : the science behind the headlines

저자: R Muller
출판사: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2008.
판/형식:   Print book : 영어 : 1st ed모든 판과 형식 보기
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This book explains the science behind the concerns that our nation faces in the immediate future. It outlines the tools of terrorists, the dangers of nuclear power, and the reality of global warming. We live in complicated, dangerous times. They are also hyper-technical times. As citizens who will elect future presidents of the most powerful and influential country in the world, we need to know and truly understand,
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자료 유형: 인터넷 자료
문서 형식: 책, 인터넷 자원
모든 저자 / 참여자: R Muller
ISBN: 9780393066272 0393066274 9780393337112 0393337111
OCLC 번호: 181139562
설명: 380 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
내용: Introduction --
[pt]. 1. Terrorism --
1. Nine-eleven --
Inspecting passengers --
Taking control --
Flying and navigating the airplane --
Impact --
2. Terrorist nukes --
Big nukes --
The terrorist dirty bomb --
Rogue nukes --
Uranium bombs --
Plutonium bombs --
3. The next terrorist attack --
Future airplane gasoline attacks --
Bombs on airplanes --
4. Biological terrorism --
The anthrax attack --
Terrorism : presidential summary --
[pt]. 2. Energy --
5. Key energy surprises --
Why we love oil --
Power --
Energy alternatives --
Th e bottom line : the cost of energy --
6. Solar power --
An anecdote --
Basic facts --
Solar power plants --
Solar airplanes --
7. The end of oil --
Oil from coal : Fischer-Tropsch --
The price of oil --
Energy : presidential summary. [pt]. 3. Nukes --
8. Radioactivity and death --
Radiation and cancer --
The linear effect --
The Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor disaster --
The linear hypothesis --
9. Radioactive decay --
Dangers of short versus long half-lives --
Environmental radioactivity --
Horrific mutations --
X-rays and microwaves --
Is radioactivity contagious? --
10. Nuclear weapons --
The key to an explosion: the nuclear chain reaction --
World War II and the Manhattan Project --
Critical mass --
the first atomic secret --
Hiroshima --
the simple bomb design --
The hard part --
purifying uranium-235 --
Centrifuges --
The plutonium bomb --
an implosion design --
The hydrogen bomb --
Fallout --
Big bombs --
Smaller weapons, more destruction --
11. Nuclear madness --
The neutron bomb and the weapons paradox --
Nuclear proliferation --
How worried should we be? --
Nukular weapons --
12. Nuclear power --
Can a nuclear reactor explode like an atomic bomb? --
Manufacturing plutonium --
Fast breeder reactors --
The China Syndrome --
Three Mile Island --
fuel meltdown --
Chernobyl --
a runaway chain reaction --
Pebble bed reactors --
13. Nuclear waste --
My confession --
Plutonium --
Depleted uranium --
14. Controlled fusion --
Tokamak --
Laser fusion --
Cold fusion --
Nukes : presidential summary. [pt]. 4. Space --
15. Space and satellites --
Satellite orbits : LEO, GEO, and MEO --
GPS : a set of medium-Earth-orbit satellites --
Spy satellites --
Rocket science --
16. Gravity applications --
g's --
Using gravity to search for ice, oil, hidden craters, and secret tunnels --
Space industry : manufacturing in a weightless environment --
Gravity on the Moon and asteroids --
Artificial gravity --
The X Prize --
17. Humans in space --
18. Spying with invisible light --
Infrared radiation --
Remote sensing of the Earth --
Military special ops --
Stinger missiles --
Radar and stealth --
Radar imaging --
X-ray backscatter --
Space : presidential summary --
[pt]. 5. Global warming --
19. A brief history of climate --
The climate of the past 14,000 years --
20. The greenhouse effect --
Carbon dioxide --
Calculating greenhouse warming --
Another danger : acid oceans --
The ozone hole --
21. A very likely cause --
Doing something about it : Alaska --
22. Evidence --
Distortion --
Exaggeration --
Cherry picking --
News bias --
The hockey stick --
Carbon dioxide and ancient climate --
Science and propaganda --
23. Nonsolutions --
Hydrogen hype --
Electric automobiles --
Fusion --
Solar power --
Recycling --
Kyoto. 24. The fruit of the ground --
Comfortable conservation --
Compact fluorescent lights --
Cool colors : when brown paint is white --
Reason for optimism : Rosenfeld's law --
The fizzling population bomb --
Automobile efficiency --
25. New technologies --
Biofuels --
Concentrating solar --
Safe nukes --
Clean coal --
Carbon credits --
Renewable energy --
Global warming : presidential summary --
the buck stops here --
Notes --
Index.
책임: Richard A. Muller.
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