eBook History Of Nuclear Power: Developing Sustainable Digital Libraries: Socio-Technical Perspectives, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1438136978
  • ISBN-13: 9781438136974
  • DDC: 333.792
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 178 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Describes the sequence of nuclear power changes, as science and technology rapidly matured more than a hundred years and as the scale of civilization and its energy needs expanded.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Dedication Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Centuries of Atomic Structure Theories.
2: Discovery of the Atomic Nucleus.
3: Monumental Theories.
4: Nuclear Fission Is Discovered.
5: A Gathering of Nuclear Scientists in the United States.
6: The First Sustained Nuclear Power Production.
7: Nuclear Weaponry Development.
8: Atoms for Peace and Atoms for War.
9: America Goes Nuclear.
10: Conclusion.
11: Chronology.
Glossary.
Further Resources.
Index.