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Atom between Science and Politics By Ozias Marcovici
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The letter to President Roosevelt signed by Albert Einstein is the first document in the long and fascinating history of nuclear weapons in which science calls for the help of politicians and the... More > military to achieve the grand American atomic project. Shaken by the frightening effect of the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Robert Oppenheimer, the “father” of the atomic bomb, resigned from the Los Alamos Laboratory only two months later. He was among the first to realize that the nuclear ”toy” he had been working on day and night had fallen into the hands of politicians and soldiers for good. This is a great book about the geniuses and the efforts to make the first Atom Bomb. With a lot of genuine illustrations from many books dealing with this era. Saga Publishing.2019.< Less
Atom between Science and Politics By Ozias Marcovici
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The letter to President Roosevelt signed by Albert Einstein is the first document in the long and fascinating history of nuclear weapons in which science calls for the help of politicians and the... More > military to achieve the grand American atomic project. Shaken by the frightening effect of the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Robert Oppenheimer, the “father” of the atomic bomb, resigned from the Los Alamos Laboratory only two months later. He was among the first to realize that the nuclear ”toy” he had been working on day and night had fallen into the hands of politicians and soldiers for good. This is a great book about the geniuses and the efforts to make the first Atom Bomb. With a lot of genuine illustrations from many books dealing with this era. Saga Publishing. 2019.< Less
Eastern Odyssey By Keith Swenson et al.
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In 1973 Don Swenson was granted a one year sabbatical from the Los Alamos to visit leading laboratories around the world. It would be more than a professional visit, but also a trip for his wife... More > Barbara and 4 children to see the world. Barbara insisted that the children keep a journal to record their experiences. The first stop was Japan, in Tsukuba, about a 30 minute train ride north of Tokyo, concluding with a 2 week trip down south to Kyoto and a bit of sight seeing around there. The second stop was Russia, from Nakhodka, across the Trans-Siberian Railway to Novosibirsk, Moscow, Kiev, Leningrad, and finally Helsinki, Finland. This book is the compilation of those four different journals. The entries are laid out in chronological order, day by day, and for each day there are up four entries, one from each of the contributors. Each giving a different viewpoint of what happened; each telling the same story in a different way.< Less
Adventures of Deuce Clarence Jones: Book I—The Progenitors By Andrew Antijo
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Groffudd Talfryn is a con man who aims to have his black Labrador Retriever, Dylan, become an international champion and in turn, make him very wealthy. His plan is thwarted by Bubbling Bedouine... More > (Deuce’s great-grandfather) who instigates his own devious scheme to win the championship. Bubbling then fathers a litter of pups which bring a high price, and the pick of the litter (Deuce’s grandfather) goes to a hilarious couple from Cleveland, Ohio. As generations of these dog prodigies grow, the tales that follow include a bank robber, a schemer seeking romance, a handsome sea captain and awesome sea stories, an incredible pumpkin festival, and children fighting their own “Battle of the Alamo.” Book I – The Progenitors shares humorous stories involving the amazing ancestors of a beloved real-life Labrador retriever to reveal the legacy behind his own adventures.< Less
Nuclear Rocket Propulsion: A Metal Dumbo Rocket Reactor By
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This was once a TOP SECRETE document at Los Alamos. Now Declassified, this is excellent material to learn from. Very mathematical, it’s more of a principles document than a straightforward... More > engineering document – something to which you refer for your engineering, laid out in the language of science and engineering – mathematics. If you don’t like integral and differential equations, you may want to run and hide. Appropriate for an advanced engineering or physics undergraduate in their final year, a precocious graduate student, or practicing professional this material is definitely worth the study. (392 pages). Note: Two very great minds in mathematics were consulted when this text was originally being put together --John von Neumann and S. Chandrasekhar. Not only is it interesting historically, you can “bet your bottom dollar” that you're getting some good material.< Less
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Adventures of Deuce Clarence Jones: Book I: The Progenitors By Andrew Antijo
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Groffudd Talfryn is a con man who aims to have his black Labrador Retriever, Dylan, become an international champion and in turn, make him very wealthy. His plan is thwarted by Bubbling Bedouine... More > (Deuce’s great-grandfather) who instigates his own devious scheme to win the championship. Bubbling then fathers a litter of pups which bring a high price, and the pick of the litter (Deuce’s grandfather) goes to a hilarious couple from Cleveland, Ohio. As generations of these dog prodigies grow, the tales that follow include a bank robber, a schemer seeking romance, a handsome sea captain and awesome sea stories, an incredible pumpkin festival, and children fighting their own “Battle of the Alamo.” Book I – The Progenitors shares humorous stories involving the amazing ancestors of a beloved real-life Labrador retriever to reveal the legacy behind his own adventures.< Less
HERO TALES FROM AMERICAN HISTORY by HENRY CABOT LODGE AND THEODORE ROOSEVELT By HENRY CABOT LODGE AND THEODORE ROOSEVELT
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CONTENTS: GEORGE WASHINGTON--H. C. Lodge. DANIEL BOONE AND THE FOUNDING OF KENTUCKY--Theodore Roosevelt. THE STORMING OF STONY POINT--Theodore Roosevelt. GOUVERNEUR MORRIS--H. C. Lodge. THE... More > BURNING OF THE "PHILADELPHIA"--H. C. Lodge. THE CRUISE OF THE "WASP"--Theodore Roosevelt. THE "GENERAL ARMSTRONG" PRIVATEER--Theodore Roosevelt. THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS--Theodore Roosevelt. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS AND THE RIGHT OF PETITION--H. C. Lodge. FRANCIS PARKMAN--H. C. Lodge. "REMEMBER THE ALAMO"--Theodore Roosevelt THE FLAG-BEARER--Theodore Roosevelt. THE DEATH OF STONEWALL JACK--Theodore Roosevelt. THE CHARGE AT GETTYSBURG--Theodore Roosevelt. GENERAL GRANT AND THE VICKSBURG CAMPAIGN--H. C. Lodge. LIEUTENANT CUSHING AND THE RAM "ALBEMARLE"--Theodore Roosevelt. FARRAGUT AT MOBILE BAY--Theodore Roosevelt. ABRAHAM LINCOLN--H. C. Lodge.< Less
HERO TALES FROM AMERICAN HISTORY by HENRY CABOT LODGE AND THEODORE ROOSEVELT By HENRY CABOT LODGE AND THEODORE ROOSEVELT
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CONTENTS: GEORGE WASHINGTON--H. C. Lodge. DANIEL BOONE AND THE FOUNDING OF KENTUCKY--Theodore Roosevelt. THE STORMING OF STONY POINT--Theodore Roosevelt. GOUVERNEUR MORRIS--H. C. Lodge. THE... More > BURNING OF THE "PHILADELPHIA"--H. C. Lodge. THE CRUISE OF THE "WASP"--Theodore Roosevelt. THE "GENERAL ARMSTRONG" PRIVATEER--Theodore Roosevelt. THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS--Theodore Roosevelt. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS AND THE RIGHT OF PETITION--H. C. Lodge. FRANCIS PARKMAN--H. C. Lodge. "REMEMBER THE ALAMO"--Theodore Roosevelt THE FLAG-BEARER--Theodore Roosevelt. THE DEATH OF STONEWALL JACK--Theodore Roosevelt. THE CHARGE AT GETTYSBURG--Theodore Roosevelt. GENERAL GRANT AND THE VICKSBURG CAMPAIGN--H. C. Lodge. LIEUTENANT CUSHING AND THE RAM "ALBEMARLE"--Theodore Roosevelt. FARRAGUT AT MOBILE BAY--Theodore Roosevelt. ABRAHAM LINCOLN--H. C. Lodge.< Less
My Father Wore Cowboy Boots: Cowboy Tales and Lyrical Trails By Donna Trammell Mathis
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Western plots from old cowboy movies, legend and soulful reflections are the spirit of this book. The author spins her verse with imagination and personal history in a unique and entertaining way.... More > Ancestral connections to the Alamo and Texas are a few of the references she makes while using artistic expression to trek the trails of “way back when” and her own illusive daydreams. You will find poems gathered on the banks of deeply, willowed rivers that join the nostalgia of time’s long ago. Escape to a place where meadows are wild with flowers and you may find yourself resting beneath a fanning magnolia in the quiet solitude and shade of the day. Consider the beauty of God’s creation and let yourself reflect on the spiritual from verse that may soothe and fill the soul.< Less

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