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How did we find out about nuclear power?

by Isaac Asimov

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear energy -- Juvenile literature,
  • Nuclear energy

  • About the Edition

    Traces the work of many scientists over more than one hundred years in developing man"s knowledge of nuclear power.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesNuclear power.
    StatementIsaac Asimov ; illustrated by David Wool.
    SeriesHow did we find out ... series.
    ContributionsWool, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC792.5 .A83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4882880M
    ISBN 100802762654, 0802762662
    LC Control Number76012057

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    The connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons have always been very close and are largely kept secret. Most governments take great pains to keep their connections well hidden. The civil nuclear power industry grew out of the atomic bomb programme in the s and the s.   According to a MIT study, “The Future of Nuclear Power,” getting electricity from nuclear costs about cents per kilowatt hour, compared with cents for coal and cents for.


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Chernobyl is a nuclear power plant in Ukraine that was the site of the worst nuclear accident in history when a routine test went horribly wrong on Ap How Did We Find Out About Nuclear Power?† (Walker) The Collapsing Universe: The Story of Black Holes (Walker) Asimov on Numbers (Doubleday) How Did We Find Out About Outer Space?† (Walker) Still More Lecherous Limericks (Walker) The Beginning and the End (Doubleday) Mars, the Red Planet (Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard).

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