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Power to save the world : the truth about nuclear energy

Author: Gwyneth Cravens
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Gwyneth Cravens offers a comprehensive overview of the myths, fears, and truths surrounding nuclear energy, and shares her own experiences using and studying nuclear energy, describing what she learned about nuclear power and the promise it holds for the future.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gwyneth Cravens
ISBN: 9780307266569 0307266567
OCLC Number: 137325018
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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Gwyneth Cravens offers a comprehensive overview of the myths, fears, and truths surrounding nuclear energy, and shares her own experiences using and studying nuclear energy, describing what she learned about nuclear power and the promise it holds for the future.

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