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Atomic energy and society

Allen, James S.

Atomic energy and society

by Allen, James S.

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Published by International Publishers in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby James S. Allen.
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Open LibraryOL19087073M

The encyclopedia covers all five phases of the development of atomic energy: (1) the discovery of the atom's potential and the mobilization of scientists for work on an atomic weapon; (2) the race to build a bomb, which resulted in the U.S. detonation of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki; (3) the period from to , in which other.   Atomic culture has manifested itself in popular culture, such as films, music, and fashion, and in high culture, such as literature, poetry, and theater. Atomic culture is also prevalent in the daily lives of Americans, becoming so ordinary that we don’t even notice the extent to which the bomb has permeated our society. The Atomic Craze.

After World War II, the US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) began mass-producing radioisotopes, sending out nea shipments of radioactive materials to scientists and physicians by Even as the atomic bomb became the focus of Cold War anxiety, radioisotopes represented the government’s efforts to harness the power of the atom for peace—advancing medicine, domestic energy, and. The IAEA is the world's centre for cooperation in the nuclear field, promoting the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technology. It works in a wide range of areas including energy generation, health, food and agriculture and environmental protection.

  Sources of Information on Atomic Energy is a guide to available literature on atomic energy and to the organizations which originate atomic energy information. The book opens with a chapter that describes, in fairly simple terms, the various aspects of atomic energy and to show how they are related to each other and to other Edition: 1. Are you searching for a band or musicians in Willow Spring? Discover Atomic Energy Society: live music for weddings, parties and corporate events. Call us!


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