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The Making of the Atomic Bomb

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With a brand new introduction from the author, this is the complete story of how the bomb was developed. It is told in rich, human, political, and ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Dene Nixon
by Dene Nixon on Oct 4, 2012

Richard Rhodes's books are just a wonderful read concerning the development of the atomic and hydrogen bombs. Recommended! More

JohnEdward

great book

by JohnEdward on Mar 10, 2011

This book is the most comprensive book on this subject. Also very exciting as to the security surrounding this project. More

RonRocker

A fabulous and revealing book

by RonRocker on Dec 18, 2008

If you are scientifically curious and somewhat founded in Chemistry and general science or if you are a WWII buff; you will not be able to put it down. It is revealing in both the science and engineering of the fission bomb. It leads you through the trials and tribulations of the war effort, funding ... More

savannahm

Fascinating and comprehensive

by savannahm on Feb 17, 2008

Long and detailed, but an excellent marriage of stories, politics, and science. If you're particularly interested in the subject, this is a must read; if you're a bit curious for any other reason, it's still worth a read and skim. Especially interesting is his take on the forces and pressures of the ... More

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