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Loved it. As a submariner and nuclear engineering nerd, I couldn't put it down and knocked it out in two days. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Matt Washko
A most interesting read. I worked at the Idaho Nuclear Lab for many years, and remember the SL1 accident as a child growing up in Idaho Falls. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Mary Mozes
This is the story of the U.S. Army's SL-1 nuclear reactor and the accident in Idaho. In the early days of atomic power after WW II, all of the armed services wanted to have their... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Hill Country Bob
Have read multiple books regarding nuclear power within the Army, Navy, and Air Force, and the SL-1 accident. Read morePublished 18 months ago by CURockies55
Awesome! I regifted this to another Nuclear Engineer and he also truly enjoyed it. Very enlightening book about 'the early yearsPublished 21 months ago by Phil Cummings
This book covers the use of nuclear power from the very beginning when optimism knew no limits through some of the sobering incidents which have occurred since then. Read morePublished 23 months ago by John J. Duffy
It was very informative and interesting. There was a good mix of technical items and historical narrative. I learned a lot from this book.Published 23 months ago by Charles
Todd Tucker explores the history of a little-known Cold War nuclear accident shrouded in mystery and tears away the popular mythology in this history of the 1961 explosion of the... Read morePublished on February 2, 2013 by Robert Apthorpe
This is how you write history.
Compelling parallel stories of the three men killed in the 1961 SL-1 nuclear reactor accident in Idaho, the competing military nuclear... Read more