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.

Bomb Scare

Author: Joseph Cirincione
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231509405
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The Frisch/Peierls Memoranda of March 940, in Robert Serber, The Los Alamos
Primer (Berkeley: University of California Press, 992), pp. 79–88. 3. Frisch/Peierls
Memoranda, p. 82. 4. Frisch/Peierls Memoranda, p. 8 . 5. McGeorge Bundy ...

109 East Palace

Author: Jennet Conant
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416585427
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Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos Jennet Conant.
S E L E C T E D B I B L I O G R A P H Y 407 Rhodes, Richard. The Making of the
Atomic Bomb. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986. ———, ed. The Los Alamos
Primer: ...

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 ...

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 Curve Of Binding Energy

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708614
Size: 78.37 MB
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called J. Carson Mark, director of the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos
Scientific Laboratory. ... The Los Alamos Primer, which contains the mathematical
fundamentals of fission bombs, was declassified in 1964 and is now available
from the ...

Brotherhood Of The Bomb

Author: Gregg Herken
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1466851554
Size: 24.71 MB
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Robert Serber, The Los Alamos Primer: The First Lectures on How to Build An
Atomic Bomb (University of California Press, 1992), xxix. 132. Segre believed that
Oppie's students deliberately walked flat-footed—“an infirmity of their ...

Politics Tech Nuclear P

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Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 9780295802534
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(An excellent reference is The Los Alamos Primer, by Robert Serber [University of
California Press, 1992], an expansion of the notes for lectures Serber gave to
physicists who joined the work at Los Alamos during the war.) The reaction that ...