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Product Details

  • Paperback: 40 pages
  • Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (February 8, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1439225389
  • ISBN-13: 978-1439225387
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.1 x 10.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,079,320 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Institute for Lifelong Education at Dartmouth: Study leader 2007- SCORE Counselor 2000- Boston Scientific Corporation: Chief Information Officer 1994-2000 Arthur D. Little: Senior Consultant 1982-1994 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company: Vice President 1980-1982 DTSS Incorporated: President 1972-1980 Dartmouth College: Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Associate Director of Kiewit Computation Center 1967-78 Brown University: PhD Physics 1967 Dartmouth College: AB Mathematics 1961

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This author does not seem to have the same co figdence in his book's value.
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Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (LFTR) may well represent the future of energy production.
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When I ordered, I hadn't noticed that the description said it was only 40 pages.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Hilmantel on May 8, 2009
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The author discusses important and interesting ideas, and expresses them clearly. But the book is little more than a long pamphlet containing a PowerPoint presentation. When I ordered, I hadn't noticed that the description said it was only 40 pages. Most of the information is available on the author's website.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Ashtar Command on November 5, 2011
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"Aim High" isn't a book. It's not even a proper booklet or pamphlet. Rather, it's a power-point presentation also available for free at the author's website. It would have been better if Robert Hargraves had aimed higher and published a real book about thorium-based nuclear power and its fantastic ability to save the world. Or at least a proper campaign pamphlet. Even apart from the fact that his presentation feels somewhat confused and not always very informative... Two stars, Doctor.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Remy Chevalier on October 6, 2010
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In my haste to learn more about Thorium electrical generation, I ordered this book thinking it would be a real book, relating some of the history, principle players, etc... Especially details on the resistance to Thorium by the nuclear power industry itself and the defense department because Thorium would do away with the need to enrich Uranium for weapons. Instead this is a power point presentation computer print out in a thin magazine format, not warranting the price tag. Fair price should be half that much.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jose Manuel on November 15, 2012
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This is an excelent Book about a global solution of energy needs, it describes the problem of the energy requirements in our planet by the human kind and a viable solution using Thorium as an almost infinite and cheap energy source. It is a must read for all of us concerned with the impact of our enviroment using fossil fuels.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Piet on November 14, 2012
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This publication is in the form of a concise summary on the use of Thorium as nuclear agent in nuclear power stations. A must to read especially for the person negatively inclined towards the application of nuclear power stations.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Malahat on October 31, 2012
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Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (LFTR) may well represent the future of energy production. This concise and well illustrated book provides a short course in the technology and outlines the many anticipated benefits including safety, economy, limited production of radioactive waste and the possibility of using up some of the considerable quantities of radioactive waste products from existing Uranium/ Plutonium reactors. In short it is a positive, hopeful read.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Gary on September 20, 2014
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If we are to solve global warming nuclear power is the only answer. Renewables cannot produce the amount of power we need to run the planet
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