- Paperback: 216 pages
- Publisher: New South Books (June 1, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1742230881
- ISBN-13: 978-1742230887
- Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (38 customer reviews)
If you are one of those people who understands that world events are strongly shaped by technology - or the lack thereof - this should not be missed!!!Published 1 month ago by Wayne B. Norris
Is that so: I wonder if you have considered the elements that make up the human mind?
Bernstein does not clearly distinguish between PU 239 and PU 240 fissile rates. Read more
Very good book, the narrative is concise and plain, easy to understand.
Would be better finished. Read more
In a few lines, this book is good. The narration and how this story is told, navigating the waters of science and not it shallow waters, give you a good understanding of this... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Luis Mansilla Miranda
Depth of detail. It's almost "You were there"! As a (retired) nuclear it was most interesting to me.
My only thought was that it could be a little more organized.
good book about plutonium even though at times long winded, makes a good read on the beach or while spending the holidaysPublished 8 months ago by RadioChemistry
I love this book. I found it both a) more accessible and b) more scientifically sound than Tom Zoellner's (also pretty good) "Uranium. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
A very good book with a lot of information on nuclear fission and of course on plutonium. I recommend to everyone interested in nuclear energy.Published 10 months ago by Fernando A. Grangé Levy
Good historical reviews although is a bit technical in most chapters (requires knowledge in chemisty) is a good book reference,Published 10 months ago by Guillermo Mota