Atomic America: How a Deadly Explosion and a Feared Admiral Changed the Course of Nuclear History

Atomic America: How a Deadly Explosion and a Feared Admiral Changed the Course of Nuclear History

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On January 3, 1961, nuclear reactor SL-1 exploded in rural Idaho, spreading radioactive contamination over thousands of acres and killing three men: John Byrnes, Richard McKinley, and Richard Legg. The Army blamed "human error" and a sordid love triangle. Though it has been overshadowed by the accident at Three Mile Island, SL-1 is the only fatal nuclear reactor incident in American history, and it holds serious lessons for a nation poised to embrace nuclear energy… (more)

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Publisher: Free Press (March 03, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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