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    Plutonium
    Plutonium
    A History of the World?s Most Dangerous Element
    Historically fascinating and scientifically rigorous, Plutonium tells the story of a rare and exotic element put to deadly use in atomic bombs, from its discovery to the present day. From the discovery of uranium in 1789 to the Manhattan Project, from Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb to the cold war between the USA and USSR, Bernstein tells the important story of one of nature's rarest elements, put to deadly use in nuclear weapons. Along the way, he paints revealing pen portraits of scientists who helped discover the element and produce it in vast quantities during World War II - from Marie Curie to Robert Oppenheimer and beyond.
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    Book Author
    Jeremy Bernstein
    Genre History , Science
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459604452
    Publisher
    UNSW Press
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    01-Oct-2010

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