Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World

Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World

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By (author) Tom Zoellner

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  • Publisher: Penguin USA
  • Format: Paperback | 354 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 212mm x 24mm | 299g
  • Publication date: 6 May 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 014311672X
  • ISBN 13: 9780143116721
  • Sales rank: 194,554

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Uranium is a common element in the Earth's crust and the only naturally occurring mineral with the power to end all life on the planet. This book takes readers around the globe in an intriguing look at the mineral that can sustain life or destroy it.

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Tom Zoellner has worked as a contributing editor for Men's Health magazine and as a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle. His book The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of Diamonds and Desire will be published in the summer of 2006.