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|Named Person:||David Hahn|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||xviii, 209 p. ; 19 cm.|
|Contents:||Prologue: men in white: the nuclear age comes to Golf Manor --
Roots: the making of a teenage scientist --
From the radium craze to the soaring sixties: science conquers all --
Burning down the house: basement explosions and other early developments --
Radioactive education: lessons from the boy scouts --
Stalking the periodic table: elements, my dear Watson --
How nuclear enthusiasts planned to solve the energy crisis: a brief history of the breeder reactor --
From theory to practice: how the potting shed came to glow --
Busted: the collapse of David's dream --
Epilogue: postnuclear syndrome: David's radioactive exile.
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The radioactive boy scout: the frightening true story of a whiz kid
Review of 'The radioactive boy scout: the frightening true story of a whiz kid and his home made nuclear reactor' by Ken Silverstein published by Villard Books of New York.
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