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Secret mesa : inside Los Alamos National Laboratory

Author: Jo Ann Shroyer; Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Los Alamos is noted as one of the most secretive science research laboratory complexes in the world. This book looks at the life and work inside the complex, especially as it redefines its role with  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Ann Shroyer; Los Alamos National Laboratory.
ISBN: 0471040630 9780471040637
OCLC Number: 636866962
Description: 230 Seiten ; 25 cm
Contents: The Witch in the Fairy Tale. Spooks and Cold Warriors. The Plague. The Perils of Plutonium. Death Before Decaf. Habits of Secrecy. Mechanical Ants. The Black Hole. Too Many Ph.D.'s. A Thousand Cranes. Notes. Index.
Responsibility: Jo Ann Shroyer.

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Readers will be "pleased with Jo Ann Shroyer's book about the nuclear weapons laboratory at Los Alamos, which is spiced with striking anecdotes of...scientists' eccentricity and dark humor."--Science

 
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