The Making of the Atomic Bomb

The Making of the Atomic Bomb

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The author recounts the story of how the atomic bomb was developed, from the discovery at the turn of century of the vast energy locked inside the atom, to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan during the Second World War.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 896 pages
  • 152.4 x 238.76 x 45.72mm | 1,065.94g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • illustrations maps, portraits
  • 0684813785
  • 9780684813783
  • 84,458

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Carl Sagan A stirring intellectual adventure...clear, fast-paced, and indispensable.
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About Richard Rhodes

Richard Rhodes is the author of several books. He received the Pulitzer prize for THE MAKING OF THE ATOMIC BOMB and the History of Science Society's Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize for DARK SUN.
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