Cardinal Choices

Cardinal Choices : Presidential Science Advising from the Atom Bomb to SDI - A Twentieth Century Fund Book

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Since the discovery of nuclear fission in 1938, the importance of scientists and their inventions has become evident to governments. This book focuses instead on the role scientists have played in advising the US president on issues from the use of nuclear weapons to SDI to global warming - issues affecting every living being on earth.show more

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  • Hardback | 331 pages
  • 160.02 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 521.63g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195072103
  • 9780195072105

About Gregg Herken

About the Author: Gregg Herken is Chairman of the Department of Space History at the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.show more

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