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Title:Reminiscences of Los Alamos, 1943-1945
Author(s): Lawrence Badash (ed.)
Joseph O. Hirschfelder (ed.)
Herbert P. Broida (ed.)
Date:1980
Publisher:Reidel Pub. Co: Dordrecht, Holland
Size:188 pgs.
ISBN:902771097X
Series:Studies in the history of modern science: v.5
Keywords: Atomic Bomb - History , Physicists - United States - Biography
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Call number:QC773.5.U5C67::2011 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Atom Bombs : The Top Secret Inside Story of Little Boy and Fat Man
Author(s): John Coster-Mullen
Date:2011
Publisher:Self Published by J. Coster-Mullen
Keywords: Atomic bomb, United States History , Manhattan Project (U.S.)
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Call number:QC773.3.U5S424::1994 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The Plutonium story: The Journals of professor Glenn T. Seaborg, 1939-1946
Author(s): Glenn Theodore Seaborg 1912-
Ronald L. Kathren (ed.)
Jerry B. Gough (ed.)
Gary T. Benefiel (ed.)
Date:1994
Publisher:Battelle Press: Columbus
Size:920 pgs.
Contents:1. The Search for Element 94, 2. The Plutonium Project: A New Urgency, 3. The Plutonium Pioneers: Setting Up Shop at the MET Lab in Chicago, 4. The Crucial Decision: The Bismuth Phosphate Process, 5. From Laboratory to Semiworks: Upscaling the Bismuth Phosphate Process, 6. From Pilot Plant Back to Labortory: The Problem of Plutonium Purification, 7. Plutonium from the Clinton Reactor, 8. The Hanford Engineer Works and the Reconfiguration of the Periodic Table, 9. Alchemy on an Industrial Scale: Plutonium form Hanford and A Pair of New Elements, 10. The Atomic bomb: Geopolitics in a New Light, 11. Science in the Limelight: Educating the Public, 12. New Beginnings
ISBN:9780935470758
Keywords: Atomic bomb - United States - History , Manhattan Project (U.S.) - History , Knowledge - Plutonium - History , Plutonium - Research - History , ISBN = 0935470751
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Call number:QC773.3.U5H84::2002 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The Manhattan Project : big science and the atom bomb
Author(s): Jeff Hughes
Date:2002
Publisher:Columbia University Press
ISBN:0231131526
Series:Revolutions in science
Keywords: Manhattan Project, Atomic bomb United States History
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Title:Manhattan Project The Untold story of the making of the atomic bomb
Author(s): Stephane Groueff
Date:1967
Edition:1st ed.
Publisher:Boston : Little, Brown
Size:372 p
Keywords: Manhattan Project (U.S.) , Atomic bomb United States History
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Call number:QC773.3.U5D74::1993 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:In the shadow of the bomb : physics and arms control
Author(s): Sidney David Drell 1926-
Date:1993
Publisher:American Institute of Physics, New York, NY
Size:358
ISBN:1563960583
Series:Masters of modern physics : v. 6
Keywords: Atomic bomb History. United States
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Call number:QC773.A1S47::1992 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The Los Alamos Primer : The first lectures on how to build an atomic bomb
Author(s): Robert Serber
Richard Rhodes
Date:1992
Publisher:University of California Press: Berkeley
Size:988 pgs.
Contents:1. Object, 2. Energy of Fission Process, 3. Fast Neutron Chain Reaction, 4. Fission Cross-Sections, 5. Neutron Spectrum, 6. Neutron Number, 7. Neutron Capture, 8. Why Ordinary U is Safe, 9. Material 49, 10. Simplest Estimate of Minimum Size of Bomb, 11.Effect of Tamper, 12. Damage, 13. Efficiency, 14. Effect of Tamper on Efficiency, 15. Detonation, 16. Probability of Predetonation, 17. Fizzles, 18. Detonanting Source, 19. Neutron Background, 20. Shooting, 21. Autocatalytic Methods, 22. Conclusion
Appendices: I. The Frisch-Peierls Memorandum, II. Biographical Notes
ISBN:0520075765
Keywords: Atomic bomb History. United States
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Title:Now it can be told The Story of the Manhattan project
Author(s): Leslie R. Groves 1896-1970
Date:1962
Edition:[1st ed.].
Publisher:New York : Harper
Size:464 p
Keywords: Atomic bomb History. United States , Manhattan Project (U.S.) , Atomic bomb United States History
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Call number:QC773.A1G57::1994 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The Manhattan project : making the atomic bomb
Author(s): Francis George Gosling 1947-
Date:1994
Publisher:U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Administration and Human Resources Management, Executive Secretariat, History Division, Washington, DC
Size:66
Series:Energy history series vol. 14
Keywords: Atomic bomb History United States
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Call number:QC16.O62P35::2006 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:J. Robert Oppenheimer A life
Author(s): Abraham Pais
Robert P. Crease
Date:2006
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Contents:First Encounters
Background : Early Years
University Studies
Postdoctoral Studies
The California Professor as Teacher
The California Professor as Researcher
Oppenheimer's Own Opinion on His Teaching and Research in California
Personal Life in the 1930s
The Shatterer of Worlds
In which Oppenheimer Enters the World Stage
The Atomic Scientist's Credo
The Institute Prior to Oppenheimer's Arrival
In which Oppenheimer is Elected Director of the Institute and Chairman of the GAC
Oppenheimer's Early Years as Institute Director
Oppenheimer and the World of Physics, 1946-1954
Further on Oppenheimer the Man
Atomic Politics in the Early Postwar Years
Of the First Serious Enemies and of the First Russian A-Bomb
Of the Superbomb and of Spy Stories
The New Super
Atomic Politics in the Early 1950s
In which to Excrement Hits the Ventilator
In which the News of the Hearings is made Public
Open Book
No Final Judgment
Insider in Exile
Cloudy Mountain Peak
ISBN:0195166736
Keywords: Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. , Atomic bomb United States History. , Physicists United States Biography.
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Call number:QC16.O62M66::2013 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Robert Oppenheimer: A life inside the center
Author(s): Ray Monk
Date:2012
Edition:First American edition
Publisher:New York : Doubleday
Size:825 p
Contents:1904-1926. Amerika, du hast es besser, Oppenheimer's German Jewish background, Childhood, First love, New Mexico, Harvard, Cambridge 1926-1941.
Gottingen, Postdoctoral fellow, An American school of theoretical physics, Unstable cores, Fission 1941-1945. In on the secret, Los Alamos 1, security, Los Alamos 2, implosion, Los Alamos 3, heavy with misgiving 1945-1967. The insider scientist, The b ooming years, Massive retaliation, Falsus in uno, An open book?
ISBN:9780385504072
Keywords: Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 , Physicists United States Biography , Atomic bomb United States History 20th century , Physicists United States Intellectual life 20th century , BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical , BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology , HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
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Call number:QC16.O62B57::2005 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:American Prometheus The triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Author(s): Kai Bird
Martin J. Sherwin
Date:2006
Publisher:Vintage Books
Contents:I. He received every new idea as perfectly beautiful -- His separate prison -- I am having a pretty bad time -- I find the work hard, thank God, & almost pleasant -- I am Oppenheimer -- Oppie -- The Nim Nim boys -- II. In 1936 my interests began to change -- [Frank] clipped it out and sent it in -- More and more surely -- I'm going to marry a friend of yours, Steve -- We were pulling the New Deal to the left -- The coordinator of rapid rupture -- The Chevalier affair -- III. He'd become very patriotic -- Too much secrecy -- Oppenheimer is telling the truth... -- Suicide, motive unknown -- Would you like to adopt her? -- Bohr was God, and Oppie was his prophet -- The impact of the gadget on civilization -- Now we're all sons-of-bitches -- IV. Those poor little people -- I feel I have blood on my hands -- People could destroy New York -- Oppie had a rash and is now immune -- An intellectual hotel -- He couldn't understand why he did it -- I am sure that is why she threw things at him -- He never let on what his opinion was -- Dark words about Oppie -- Scientist X -- The beast in the jungle -- V. It looks pretty bad, doesn't it? -- I f4ear that this whole thing is a piece of idiocy -- A manifestation of hysteria -- A black mark on the escutcheon of our country -- I can still feel the warm blood on my hands -- It was really like a never-never land -- It should have been done the day after trinity -- There's only one Robert
ISBN:9780375726262
Keywords: Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. , Physicists United States Biography. , Atomic bomb United States History. , Science Political aspects United States History 20th century. , United States History 20th century.
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