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The Hydrogen Bomb Unleashing the Nuclear Age and Arms Race (The Library of Weapons of Mass Destruction) by Tamra Orr

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Published by Rosen Publishing Group .
Written in English


  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Technology - History,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • History,
  • Hydrogen bomb,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11643367M
ISBN 101404202935
ISBN 109781404202931

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There's a book on the early Soviet nuclear weapons program, one on Soviet espionage from to the mid 50s, a third on American fission weapon development to , another on American nuclear weapons policy, a fifth on the development of the hydrogen bomb, and a sixth on the destruction of J Robert :// The Hydrogen Bomb book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for :// The book gets into its stride with the development of the hydrogen bomb, which is explained clearly and succinctly. It becomes really frightening, however, when it tells of the events of Cuba in To read of how LeMay and other American hawks wanted to unleash nuclear warfare on the Soviet Union chills the blood. The accounts of how coldly  › Science, Nature & Math › History & Philosophy › History of Science. This book is shorter than his previous book "the making of the atomic bomb" but it describes the creation of the hydrogen bomb in a perfect way. But inside the book you won't find only the creation of it, a good portion of the book deals with the creation of the first atomic bomb by the Russians through  › Books › History › Military › Weapons & Warfare › Nuclear.

Author Richard Rhodes won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award for his previous atomic tome, The Making of the Atomic Bomb. From Publishers Weekly Rhodes epic history of the hydrogen bomb and the Cold War arms race spent two A physicist who worked on the first hydrogen bomb more than 60 years ago has published a memoir about the project that contains details the U.S. government ordered him to delete, but he is unlikely to face punishment as a result, The New York Times reports. Kenneth W. Ford, 88, argued that certain deletions demanded last year by the Department of Energy (DOE) would "eviscerate" his book Here, for the first time, in a brilliant, panoramic portrait by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, is the definitive, often shocking story of the politics and the science behind the development of the hydrogen bomb and the birth of the Cold War. Based on secret files in the United States and the former Soviet Union, this monumental work of history discloses how   After the Soviet atomic bomb success, the idea of building a hydrogen bomb received new impetus in the United States. The scientific community split over the issue of building a hydrogen bomb. In , President Harry S. Truman announced work on the hydrogen bomb was to ://

Scopri Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb di Rhodes, Richard: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire da 29€ spediti da :// Jews, Hydrogen bomb, Strategic Defense Initiative, Physicists, Atomic bomb, Juvenile literature, Manhattan Project (U.S.), Biography, History Work Description A biography of the Hungarian-born Jewish physicist whose work in developing the atomic and hydrogen bombs, as well as the weapons system known as the Stategic Defense Initiative, still I have just finished Rhodes' "Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb". Some years ago I reluctantly finished his book on the Manhattan Project, "The Making of the Atomic Bomb". I say reluctantly because the breadth of his scholarship was amazing and I did not want to leave when he had finished writing. Happily he has followed up with "Dark Sun". The absolute worst aspect of hydrogen bomb explosions is global ecocide. The explosions are so powerful they harm the ozone layer and ignite huge fires on Earth that darken the skies. The latter was termed "nuclear winter" by Carl Sagan. The conclusion of this book is very simple. All hydrogen bombs should be banned, forever