By James Mahaffey
“Persuasive and in accordance with deep examine. Atomic Awakening taught me an exceptional deal."—Nature
The American public's advent to nuclear know-how was once manifested in destruction and dying. With Hiroshima and the chilly warfare nonetheless ringing in our ears, our belief of all issues nuclear is visible during the lens of guns improvement. Nuclear energy is stuffed with mind-bending theories, deep secrets and techniques, and the misdirection of public cognizance, a few planned, a few unintended. the results of this fixation on bombs and fallout is that the advance of a non-polluting, renewable power resource stands frozen in time.
Outlining nuclear energy's discovery and functions all through background, Mahaffey's great and available ebook is key to realizing the fantastic phenomenon of nuclear strength in an age the place renewable strength and weather swap became the defining issues of the twenty-first century.
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Atomic Awakening: A New Look at the History and Future of Nuclear Power by James Mahaffey