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Sun in a bottle : the strange history of fusion and the science of wishful thinking

Author: Charles Seife
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the last half century's haphazard attempt to harness fusion energy, describing how governments and research teams throughout the world have employed measures ranging from the controversial to the humorous.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Seife
ISBN: 9780670020331 0670020338
OCLC Number: 762216026
Description: vi, 294 pages : illustrations, map ; 221 cm
Contents: Sword of Michael --
The valley of iron --
Project plowshare and the sunshine units --
Kinks, instabilities, and baloney bombs --
Heat and light --
The cold shoulder --
Secrets --
Bubble trouble --
Nothing like the Sun --
The science of wishful thinking.
Responsibility: Charles Seife.
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Chronicles the last half century's haphazard attempt to harness fusion energy, describing how governments and research teams throughout the world have employed measures ranging from the controversial to the humorous.

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