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Atomic Light By Patrick Naughton
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Nuclear Testing 2014 Calendar By Alex Wellerstein
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A 2014 calendar featuring 12 stunning photographs from American nuclear weapons tests. Includes 60 "on this day" style anniversaries noting many key events in nuclear history... More > — some well-known, some obscure. Curated by an historian of science who specializes in nuclear weapons history, with a number of the rare photographs scanned by his own hand from originals in the United States National Archives. All of the photographs contain small, artfully-composed captions with the name, date, explosive yield, and other information about the test image in question.< Less
One Man's Experience By Joy Smith Lewis
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One Man's Experience is a loving tribute from a daughter to her father. Focusing on two years of her dad's life -- 1951 to 1953 -- Joy Lewis tells the story of her father Carl and his service in the... More > 11th Airborne. He was stationed for most of that time at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, where he trained as a paratrooper. The early 1950's was an historic era, as Carl not only took part in the atomic tests in the Nevada desert, but was also directly involved in Truman's effort to integrate the Armed Forces.< Less
Sniffing and Bottling By Dave Forster
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The history of 1323 Flt, 542 Sqn and 21 Sqn in the nuclear intelligence role 1953-59. The Canberras of 1323 Flight sampled debris from Soviet and US atomic tests for scientific intelligence... More > purposes. The aircraft also participated in the joint US-UK MUSIC programme to determine Soviet plutonium production. "Sniffing and Bottling" also includes the first comprehensive account of RAF participation in the US Operation Castle hydrogen bomb trials of 1954, based on recently-declassified documents and the recollections of participants. Contains many previously-unpublished photographs. 4th Edition. Reviewed in the RAF Historical Society Journal No.52, 2012: "'Sniffing and Bottling' tells a story that was long overdue for telling and does it well. It is also remarkable value for money. Recommended."< 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“A detailed historical document of how medical investigation of ...radiation conducted before the war was appropriated for war purposes.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 Land Southward By Darcy Hogan
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WINNER: BEST NEW PLAY OF 2005 - OC WEEKLY "Darcy Hogan's The Land Southward is a near-perfect work - keen insight, intellectual depth, sly humor and Undeniable Truth ... all of it works... More > beautifully - a play that sticks with you long after your car has pulled out of the theater parking lot - a play that could be - should be - a classic." - Rich Kane, Orange County Weekly. Throughout the nineteen fifties, the United States government conducted above-ground nuclear testing in Nevada. Fallout from these tests rained down on rural Southern Utah. The “downwind” syndrome was born. Moving from the 1940s to present-day, The Land Southward follows the stories of a bright-eyed soldier and his young Mormon bride, an aging downwind survivor and an over-zealous writer from Los Angeles to explore and expose one of the most deadly United States government conspiracies to date.< Less
The Long Road To Maralinga By Reg Simpson
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An account of an Royal Air Force man's long journey to get to Maralinga, South Australia, and his experiences as a participant in the British Atomic Weapons Tests held there in the South Australian... More > desert during 1956.< Less
The Bomb's First Light: 2014 Calendar By Alex Wellerstein
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A 2014 calendar featuring 12 stunning photographs related to the first test of an atomic bomb: the "Trinity" detonation of July 16, 1945. Includes over 70 "on this day" style... More > anniversaries noting many key events during the Manhattan Project — some well-known, some obscure. Curated by an historian of science who specializes in nuclear weapons history, with extremely high-resolution (1200 dpi) photographs from Los Alamos National Laboratory, some quite rare. The photographs have been processed through sophisticated filters to bring out subtle details, and have been tinted to enhance the mood. All of the photographs contain captions describing the picture and its context.< Less
Inorganic Chemistry Periodicity in Ionization By Homework Help Classof1
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In day to day life, we come across persons making an assessment of the population through samples. A housewife tests a small quantity of rice to see if it is well cooked. An auditor checks a sample... More > of accounts to know the number of errors in the entire population of his accounts. The importance of the theory of sampling lies in the fact that for a large population, it is neither practical nor possible to collect data for each and every number of the population. In testing the quality of the bulbs produced, by a company it is impossible to test every bulb manufactured by the company; however, it is quite sufficient if a sample is taken for testing and based on this test it is possible to draw conclusion about the population.< Less
Post Ignorance the art thereof kevin Dwayne blanch By kevin blanch
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