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Adventures in the atomic age : from Watts to Washington

Author: Glenn Theodore Seaborg; Eric Seaborg
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Seaborg, Glenn Theodore, 1912-
Adventures in the atomic age.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001
(DLC) 00049522
Named Person: Glenn Theodore Seaborg
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Theodore Seaborg; Eric Seaborg
OCLC Number: 1023800254
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 312 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ONE: A Michigan Boyhood 3 --
Two: California Here We Come 9 --
THREE: A Free Education 17 --
FOUR: Graduate School Wonderland 23 --
FIVE: Apprentice to a Master Chemist 41 --
SIX: The Atom Splits 54 --
SEVEN: Plutonium: A Secret Discovery 65 --
EIGHT: The Manhattan Project 86 --
NINE: Scaling Up a Billion Times 104 --
TEN: Reflections on the Bomb 118 --
ELEVEN: Rearranging the Table of Elements 125 --
TWELVE: Back to the Rad Lab 131 --
THIRTEEN: The H-Bomb and Oppenheimer 138 --
FOURTEEN: Big Prizes: Children, Elements, and a Nobel 147 --
FIFTEEN: A Chancellor's Three Challenges 158 --
SIXTEEN: Kennedy's Call: A Move to Washington 180 --
SEVENTEEN: LBJ: A President and a Friend 199 --
EIGHTEEN: Troubles with Nixon-and a Look Inside the AEC 212 --
NINETEEN: Nuclear Power: Its Past and Future 239 --
TWENTY: A Professor Again 252 --
Epilogue, by Eric Seaborg 293 --
Acknowledgments 297 --
Photo Credits 299 --
Index 301.
Responsibility: Glenn T. Seaborg with Eric Seaborg.
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