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- DescriptionIn this book, a physicist and expert on the history of the Manhattan Project clearly explains the underlying science behind the development of the atomic bomb, including how atomic bombs work, the Hiroshima and Nagasaki missions, and the legacy of the Project.
- Author BiographyThe author holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Waterloo (Canada) and has published 20 technical and semi-popular-level papers on the Manhattan Project and related nuclear history in publications such as American Journal of Physics, The Physics Teacher, European Journal of Physics, Natural Science, American Scientist, Physics & Society and Physics in Perspective. In 2009 he was made a Fellow of the American Physical Society in recognition of my contributions ... to the history of both the physics and the development of nuclear weapons in the Manhattan Project.
- Author(s)Bruce Cameron Reed
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
- Date of Publication16/10/2013
- Series TitleUndergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics
- Place of PublicationBerlin
- Country of PublicationGermany
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
- Content Note173 Illustrations, black and white; XVI, 472 p. 173 illus.
- Weight859 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Edition Statement2014 ed.
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