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The Resource Atomic accidents : a history of nuclear meltdowns and disasters : from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima, James Mahaffey

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

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Atomic accidents : a history of nuclear meltdowns and disasters : from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima
Title
Atomic accidents
Title remainder
a history of nuclear meltdowns and disasters : from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima
Statement of responsibility
James Mahaffey
Title variation
History of nuclear meltdowns and disasters : from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mahaffey, James A
Dewey number
363.17/99
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TK9152
LC item number
M284 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuclear accidents
  • Nuclear energy
  • Nuclear power plants
  • Disasters
Label
Atomic accidents : a history of nuclear meltdowns and disasters : from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima, James Mahaffey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books edition.
Extent
xxi, 442 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9781605984926
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
bl2013055887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Atomic accidents : a history of nuclear meltdowns and disasters : from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima, James Mahaffey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books edition.
Extent
xxi, 442 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9781605984926
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
bl2013055887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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