Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World

Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World

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The fascinating story of the most powerful source of energy the earth can yield

Uranium is a common element in the earth's crust and the only naturally occurring mineral with the power to end all life on the planet. After World War II, it reshaped the global order-whoever could master uranium could master the world.

Marie Curie gave us hope that uranium would be a miracle panacea, but the Manhattan Project gave us reason to believe that civilization would end with… (more)

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Publisher: Penguin (March 05, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 434 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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