Before the Fallout

Before the Fallout

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On December 26, 1898, Marie Curie announced the discovery of radium and observed that "radioactivity seems to be an atomic property." A mere 47 years later, "Little Boy"exploded over Hiroshima. Before the Fallout is the epic story of the intervening half century, during which an exhilarating quest to unravel the secrets of the material world revealed how to destroy it, and an open, international, scientific adventure transmuted overnight into a wartime sprint for… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Gale (May 26, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 13.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology 2005 winner


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