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The neutron's children : nuclear engineers and the shaping of identity

Author: Sean Johnston, Naturwissenschaftler
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This account tracks the Allied atomic energy experts who emerged from the Manhattan Project to explore optimistic but distinct paths in the USA, UK and Canada. Characterized successively as admired  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Johnston, Naturwissenschaftler
ISBN: 9780199692118 0199692114
OCLC Number: 794166717
Description: 313 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: PART A: GESTATION; PART B: INCUBATION; PART C: EMERGENCE; PART D: REPRESENTATIONS
Responsibility: Sean F[rançois] Johnston.

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A fascinating account of how an entire industry developed from very sparse beginnings and, like all good histories, it offers lessons to be learned. * Geoff Vaughan, Physics World * I Read more...

 
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