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Atomic accidents : a history of nuclear meltdowns and disasters : from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima /

A researcher and nuclear energy advocate describes a number of nuclear mishaps, analyzing what happened and why and explains how each of these accidents have furthered the study of the atom and nuclear energy. Full description

Main Author: Mahaffey, James A.,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Pegasus Books, 2014
Edition: First Pegasus Books edition.
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Contents: A triumph of Soviet technology -- Bill Crush and the hazards of steam under pressure -- We discover fire -- World War II, and danger beyond comprehension -- A bit of trouble in the great white north -- Birthing pains in Idaho -- Making everything else seem insignificant in the UK -- In nuclear research, even the goof-ups are fascinating -- The atomic man and lessons in fuel processing -- The military almost never lost a nuclear weapon -- The China syndrome plays in Harrisburg and Pripyat -- Tragedy at Fukushima Daiichi -- Caught in the Rickover trap.
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