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Power to save the world : the truth about nuclear energy

Author: Gwyneth Cravens
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical analysis of nuclear energy takes a close-up look at the facts, fears, and myths about this energy resource, offering a detailed assessment of its risks and benefits while refuting familiar arguments against nuclear power.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gwyneth Cravens
ISBN: 9780307266569 0307266567
OCLC Number: 221282145
Description: xv, 439 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Origins. Survival --
Always look at the whole --
Ambrosia Lake --
pt. 2. The invisible storm. Mother Nature and Fencepost Man --
Undark --
Into the strange city --
pt. 3. The hidden world. Risk and consequence --
Going to extremes --
Tiny beads --
pt. 4. The kingdom of electricity. Man's smudge --
From arrowheads to atoms --
Barriers --
Unobtainium --
pt. 5. Closing the circle. Ten thousand years --
The huge factory --
32N164W --
Those who say it can't be done --
The gigantic crystal --
pt. 6. Borrowing from our children. The iron chamber --
"Water them anyway" --
The power within.
Responsibility: Gwyneth Cravens.

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A critical analysis of nuclear energy takes a close-up look at the facts, fears, and myths about this energy resource, offering a detailed assessment of its risks and benefits while refuting familiar arguments against nuclear power.

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