The Los Alamos Primer

Author: Robert Serber
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520075764
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Primer, the first document passed out to new recruits to the wartime enterprise, classified Secret Limited for twenty years after the Second World War and published here for the first time.

Particle Physics

Author: Necia Grant Cooper
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521347808
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This book explains the emergence of a profoundly new understanding of the fundamental forces of Nature.

Peace War

Author: Robert Serber
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231105460
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Discusses the author's experiences with Oppenheimer at Los Alamos

Critical Assembly

Author: Lillian Hoddeson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521541176
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This 1993 book explores how the 'critical assembly' of scientists at Los Alamos created the first atomic bombs.

The Nuclear Muse

Author: John Canaday
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299168544
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John Canaday analyzes a variety of texts produced by physicists before, during, and after the Second World War, including Niels Bohr s "The Quantum Postulate"; the Blegdamsvej Faust, a parody of Goethe s Faust that cast physicists as its ...

The Physics Of The Manhattan Project

Author: Bruce Cameron Reed
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662435330
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The development of nuclear weapons during the Manhattan Project is one of the most significant scientific events of the twentieth century.

Trinity A Graphic History Of The First Atomic Bomb

Author: Jonathan Fetter-Vorm
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0809093553
Size: 47.86 MB
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A graphic novel account of the race to construct the first atomic bomb and the decision to drop it, tracing the early research, the heated debates, and profiles of forefront Manhattan Project contributors.

Atomic Energy For Military Purposes

Author: Henry De Wolf Smyth
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804717229
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An exploration of how atomic energy was deployed for military purposes, this text traces the administrative history of the topic and the problems and issues faced as the project became a reality.