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5 edition of Atom bomb found in the catalog.

Atom bomb

by Seddon Tom.

  • 118 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Scientic American Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan),
  • Nagasaki-shi (Japan)
    • Subjects:
    • Atomic bomb -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Atomic bomb -- History,
    • Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945,
    • Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the use of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, from the scientific beginnings to the tragic aftermath.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementTom Seddon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.25.H6 S35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL786613M
      ISBN 100716765829
      LC Control Number95018871

        The great advantage of writing nonfiction is that it doesn’t have to be plausible, it only has to be true. That adage certainly seems apt for the story of the making of the atomic bomb: The top Author: Gregg Herken. The first nuclear bomb meant to kill humans exploded over Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, Three days later, a second bomb detonated over Nagasaki. The death and destruction wrought by these weapons was unprecedented and might have, in another world with another race of beings, ended the nuclear threat right then and there.

        ‘Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,’ by Susan Southard There are good reasons for writing a book about the atom bombing of Nagasaki and its agonizing aftermath. Atom-bomb .   Bomb booklets from Bomb booklets from By , Advising the Householder on Protection Against Nuclear Attack had a print run of , : Sian Cain.

      viernes, 31 de agosto de Economic effects of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki The morning of 6 of August a single atomic bomb called “Little Boy” exploded over the city of Hiroshima at , devastating almost the entire metropolis. “Little Boy” was 10 feet long, weighted 9, pounds, and was dropped from a height of 31, feet, exploding at. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Atomic bomb -- Blast effect Subject: Atomic bomb -- Physiological effect Subject: Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, Project Gutenberg off free ebooks to download.


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The book was used by Japanese author Kiyoshi Souwa for his book "Hiroshima Atomic Bombing, The Meaning To Drop It At A.M." and by English author Stephen Walker for his book "Shockwave." The book was also used as the main source for artist Jim Sanborn's "Critical Assembly" exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery in DC/5(69).

"The Making of the Atomic Bomb" is a richly detailed epic, a table-shaking beast of a book that frequently sent me on evening walks to ponder and process the last few chapters I'd read. This is more than just a book about Hiroshima, Oppenheimer, and the Manhattan by: The bomb in this book’s title is the nuclear bomb, a weapon that has become increasingly powerful since relatively crude nuclear devices were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II.

Atomised Michel Houellebecq, translated by Frank Wynne Heinemann, £, pp Buy it at BOL We are all going to die, but not before we rot slowly from the inside, make ourselves and others unbearably miserable, and become the patsies of a cynical society in thrall to the false gods of materialism and individualism.

Atom bomb book gives a detailed account Atom bomb book the events leading to the Manhattan Project: the development and deployment of the first atom bombs. The book also explains the complex issues of war, politics, and patriotism that made scientists and the military feel that having The Bomb was necessary, and that led to the Cold War/arms race between the United States and Russia.4/5.

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Here's an. Claim yours. “The Making of the Atomic Bomb” deals with the history of the United States. And how it gained the power of the Atomic Bomb and how it became the world number one in terms of the nuclear power.

The book mainly deals with the people of the United States and the events that occurred in the United States as well.

Atomic bomb, also called atom bomb, weapon with great explosive power that results from the sudden release of energy upon the splitting, or fission, of the nuclei of a heavy element such as plutonium or uranium. atomic bomb The first atomic bomb test, near Alamogordo, New Mexico, J Jack Aeby/Los Alamos National Laboratory.

On August 6,Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the /5(35). atomic bomb or A-bomb, weapon deriving its explosive force from the release of nuclear energy through the fission (splitting) of heavy atomic nuclei.

The first atomic bomb was produced at the Los Alamos,laboratory and successfully tested on J   It was a visit to the Bradbury Science Museum, run by the U.S. Energy Department’s Los Alamos National Laboratory (where the atom bomb was invented), that first sparked the explosive idea of writing a picture book about the creation of the atom bomb.

The definitive history of nuclear weapons and the Manhattan Project. From the turn-of-the-century discovery of nuclear energy to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan, Richard Rhodes’s Pulitzer Prize–winning book details the science, the people, and the sociopolitical realities that led to the development of the atomic ed on: J   "In This Atom Bomb in Me, [Freeman] assembles her 'blocks of text' into an artistic structure as solid as the Comesto houses themselves and spacious enough to hold the heart of a sensitive and thoughtful child growing up in an unusual place This Atom Bomb in Me is more than a memoir.

It's also a work of social science, however unconventional."Brand: Stanford University Press. Barely four years after the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan in Augustthe Soviet Union detonated its own in Augustmuch sooner that expected.

The Soviets did not lack. It was HG Wells who first conceived the atomic bomb and even gave it its name, in a novel called The World Set Free. Wells imagined a uranium-based hand grenade that “would continue to. AfterHiroshima's port, Ujina, was enlarged, and rail lines were built to link it with Kobe and Shimonoseki.

During World War II, Hiroshima was the target of the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a populated area; it was dropped by the United States on Aug. 6,   “The Bomb” is a sequel of sorts to “The Wizards of Armageddon,” Kaplan’s book about the Cold War-era thinkers who established a template for how generations of American officials Author: Justin Vogt.

Making of the Atomic Bomb is a book I can read over and over. Unfortunately, this is an audio book I can't even finish once. The narrator's cadence is distracting, like.

The Story of the Atomic Bomb The story of the atomic bomb started around the turn of the century when a small number of physicists began to think about, discuss, and publish papers about the phenomenon of radioactivity, the behavior of alpha particles, and the properties of various materials when irradiated.

Paul Fussell's "Thank God For Atom The Bomb" was first published under the title "Hiroshima: A Soldier's View," in a magazine, the New Republic, in August It was then republished under the.View of the radioactive plume from the bomb dropped on Nagasaki, as seen from kilometers away in Koyagi-jima, on Aug.

9, The US B Superfortress Bockscar dropped the atomic bomb nicknamed "Fat Man," which detonated above the ground on northern part of Nagasaki just after 11 a.m. On August 2,Einstein wrote a now-famous letter to  President Franklin D. Roosevelt, outlining the potential uses of an atomic bomb and ways to help support American scientists in their research.

In response, Roosevelt created the Advisory Author: Shelly Schwartz.