The Making of the Atomic Bomb

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9780140116670: The Making of the Atomic Bomb

Rhodes tells, for the first time, in rich human, political and scientific detail, the complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the vast energy locked inside the atom to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan. 128 photos.

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Carl Sagan A stirring intellectual adventure...clear, fast-paced, and indispensable.

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Richard Rhodes is the author of several books. He received the Pulitzer prize for THE MAKING OF THE ATOMIC BOMB and the History of Science Society's Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize for DARK SUN.

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