- Paperback: 216 pages
- Publisher: New South Books (June 1, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1742230881
- ISBN-13: 978-1742230887
- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (41 customer reviews)
Interesting book, but I think the title is deceptive. Jeremy Bernstein is a cosmologist and most of the book discusses the history of the periodic table and pioneers of modern... Read morePublished 27 days ago by R. Jacobson
Interesting book. You have to read it more than once to get all there is from the book.Published 3 months ago by Michael A Deguire JR
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 5 months 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 8 months ago by Luis Mansilla M
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 12 months ago by RadioChemistry