Find Your Next Favorite Book
Our Money-Back Guarantee

The Making of the Atomic Bomb


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

Find your copy

Buy it from  $0.99
Buy new from  $8.70
Collectible from  $4.09

Change currency

Reviews of The Making of the Atomic Bomb

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


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


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


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

Love it or hate it? Review it now

Discussions about The Making of the Atomic Bomb

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!