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Index to the Understanding the Atom Series By U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
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Nuclear energy is playing a vital role in the life of every man, woman, and child in the United States today In the years ahead it will affect increasingly all the peoples of the earth It is... More > essential that all Americans gam an understanding of this Vital force if they are to discharge thoughtfully their responsibilities as citizens and if they are to realize fully the myriad benefits that nuclear energy offers them The United States Atomic Energy Commission provides this booklet to help you achieve such understanding< Less
The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb By Department of Energy
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The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb is a short history of the origins and development of the American atomic bomb program during World War II. Beginning with the scientific development of... More > the pre-war years, the monograph details the role of United States government in conducting a secret, nationwide enterprise that took science from the laboratory and into combat with an entirely new type of weapon. The monograph concludes with a discussion of the immediate postwar period, the debate over the Atomic Energy Act of 1946, and the founding of the Atomic Energy commission.< Less
Volume 7010, United Nations Atomic Energy Commission --- United Nations Security Council election, 2011 By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 7010, United Nations Atomic Energy Commission---United Nations Security Council election, 2011 Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human... More > knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Medicine and the Bomb - Deceptions from Trinity to Maralinga By Paul Langley
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“A detailed historical document of how medical investigation of ...radiation conducted before the war was appropriated for war purposes. (this) careful analysis (that authorities knew)...... More > casualties of the atomic bomb would far exceed the direct damage caused by its explosive force. (the) findings are.. disturbing… they demonstrate that after the war the US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) had conclusive information based on the research of Dr. J. G. Hamilton about the dangers of radiation on human health -…from internalized alpha and beta emitters -…AEC persisted in trivializing the radiological effects of atmospheric testing by equating all forms of radiation with “sunshine.” ... a well-documented account of the use and abuse of research on the biological effects of radiation conducted from the 1930s through World War II.” – Prof. Majia Holmer Nadesan, Arizona State University. http://nuclearexhaust.wordpress.com/2014/08/16/medicine-and-the-bomb-deceptions-from-trinity-to-maralinga-ebook/< Less
The Evolution of U.S. Intelligence Services: A 200-Year History By Church Committee
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The Founders of the Republic did not have intelligence activities in their immediate purview when drafting the Constitution and assigning powers and functions to the branches of government... More > established by this instrument. Nevertheless, implied authority for such pursuits appears to have been granted to both the Executive and the Legislature. This situation has permitted each branch to act independently with regard to intelligence organization and policy and has contributed, as well, to conflicts between them on these matters. Contained in this volume is an overview of the evolution and organization of the Federal intelligence function with a view to its origins and development within the context of a constitutional, democratic republic.< Less
The Evolution of U.S. Intelligence Services: A 200-Year History By Church Committee
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The Founders of the Republic did not have intelligence activities in their immediate purview when drafting the Constitution and assigning powers and functions to the branches of government... More > established by this instrument. Nevertheless, implied authority for such pursuits appears to have been granted to both the Executive and the Legislature. This situation has permitted each branch to act independently with regard to intelligence organization and policy and has contributed, as well, to conflicts between them on these matters. Contained in this volume is an overview of the evolution and organization of the Federal intelligence function with a view to its origins and development within the context of a constitutional, democratic republic.< Less
Remember Kalapana By Robert G. Roosen
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Memoirs of life in Hawaii from an astronomer turned anthropologist and astrologer.... Doctor Robert Roosen served as a systems engineer for the International Business Machines Corporation, an... More > observatory director for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, a problem solver for the Atomic Energy Commission and a consultant to the Central Intelligence Agency before he finally learned how to mind his own business. His career has contained a series of new beginnings.... When Kilauea Volcano began the longest series of eruptions in recorded history, he was sitting in his easy chair watching the hillside from his home in the Royal Gardens Subdivision near the town of Kalapana on Hawaii's Big Island.... He was the first person on the scene to be interviewed by news crews from CBS and ABC television, and convinced them to change the emphasis of their reporting from "people frightened by the catastrophe" to "a celebration of the manifestation of Madame Pele'."< Less
The Unsolved Case of Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads: An Indictment By Pedro Aponte-Vázquez
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A medical researcher working for the Rockefeller Foundation in 1931 actually got away with multiple murders despite having bragged about them in a hand-written letter that he misplaced. Attorney... More > and revolutionary leader Pedro Albizu-Campos received the letter from a follower and made it public. The killer, Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads, was never prosecuted and became a prominent cancer researcher and consultant to the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. Albizu-Campos, a Harvard graduate,was subsequently jailed in 1950 for his revolutionary activities. He became very ill in prison and claimed that he was being tortured with atomic radiation. Only his followers believed him, although he was also a chemical engineer. The American Association for Cancer Research has removed Dr. Rhoads's name from an award it has been giving since 1979 to young physicians who excel in cancer research. Rhoads died in 1959. Albizu in 1965. The author asserts that Rhoads was the intellectual author of Albizu's torture and death.< Less
The Unsolved Case of Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads: An Indictment By Pedro Aponte-Vázquez
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A medical researcher working for the Rockefeller Foundation in 1931 actually got away with multiple murders despite having bragged about them in a hand-written letter that he misplaced. Attorney... More > and revolutionary leader Pedro Albizu-Campos received the letter from a follower and made it public. The killer, Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads, was never prosecuted and became a prominent cancer researcher and consultant to the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. Albizu-Campos, a Harvard graduate,was subsequently jailed in 1950 for his revolutionary activities. He became very ill in prison and claimed that he was being tortured with atomic radiation. Only his followers believed him, although he was also a chemical engineer. The American Association for Cancer Research has removed Dr. Rhoads's name from an award it has been giving since 1979 to young physicians who excel in cancer research. Rhoads died in 1959. Albizu in 1965. The author asserts that Rhoads was the intellectual author of Albizu's torture and death.< Less
Combat Master - Sid Woodcock and Detonics By Allen Chinn
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If I told you that there was a person that was one of the early 1940s OSS (Office of Strategic Services) operatives and later worked under contract for the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency), Atomic... More > Energy Commission, Department of Defense, FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), Secret Service and the Department of Justice; trained at Shaolin during World War II, trained at the Kodokan in Japan after World War II, was a Grandmaster of Chin Na, 8th Degree Black Belt in Shinobi, instructor of units from the U.S. Army Special Forces and U.S. Navy Seal Teams, taught Bruce Lee joint locking techniques; an expert in firearms and explosives, and a watch maker you would think I was crazy or a liar. Sid was all of these things and more. This book is my memoir of my friend Sid Woodcock and Detonics the gun company he made famous. Sid's background insured that the Detonics Combat Master was a pistol fit for impossible missions. Sid and the pistol that he made famous were indeed Combat Masters.< Less

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