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Manhattan Project

SteМЃphane Groueff

Manhattan Project

the untold story of the making of the atomic bomb.

by SteМЃphane Groueff

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Manhattan Project (U.S.),
    • Atomic bomb -- United States -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC773.3.U5 G7 1967b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination416 p.
      Number of Pages416
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5657901M
      LC Control Number68102667

      The development of nuclear weapons by the Manhattan Project during World War II was one of the most dramatic scientific/technological episodes in human history. This book, prepared by a recognized expert on the Manhattan Project, offers a concise survey of the essential physics concepts underlying fission weapons. Pages in category "Books about the Manhattan Project" The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

        The ramifications of the Manhattan Project are with us to this day. The atomic bombs that came out of it brought an end to the war in the Pacific, but at a heavy loss of life in Japan and the opening of a Pandora’s box that has tested international book traces the history of the Manhattan Project, from the first glimmerings of the possibility of such a Pages:   The ramifications of the Manhattan Project are still with us to this day. The atomic bombs that came out of it brought an end to the war in the Pacific, but at a heavy loss of life in Japan and the opening of a Pandora's box that has tested international book Brand: Arcturus Publishing.

      The Manhattan Project is a American science fiction thriller after the World War II-era program that constructed the first atomic bombs, the plot revolves around a gifted high school student who decides to construct an atomic bomb for a national science was directed by Marshall Brickman, based upon his screenplay co-written with Thomas Baum, and starred Music by: Philippe Sarde. The Manhattan Project by Paul McNeive - Book Review The Manhattan Project Author - Paul McNeive Publisher - Pages - Black and White Pub Released - 10th May ISBN - Format - ebook, paperback Reviewer - Stacey Rating - 4 Stars I received a free copy of this book New York City is under attack. Millions may die. But the enemy’s weapons are .


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Finally, the book includes thoughts and concerns about the bomb, set down in the aftermath of its deployment, by politicians, writers, artists, and others who saw that the world would never again be the led with authority and care by the president of the Atomic HeritageFoundation--in cooperation with a team of advising historians that included the Pulitzer Prize-winning Richard Rhodes--"The Manhattan Project /5().

Manhattan Project: The Untold Story of the Making of the Atomic Bomb Paperback – by Stephane Groueff (Author)Cited by: From its inception inthe Manhattan Project saw some of the West's best physicist and engineers develop the most potent armament known to man.

In this book Al Cimino explains the events that led to President Roosevelt sanctioning the development of the bomb and recounts the dramatic story of how a gifted and often conflicted group of people/5(52).

The Manhattan Project from conception to the aftermath of the world it created was one hell of an event, and the bell it struck is still vibrating with a deep, ominous ring.

Jose rated it it was amazing This is a fantastic book/5. This book chronicles the top-secret Manhattan Project -- the U.S. effort to develop, test, and use an atomic bomb - and the project's legacy. This story is told through unique first-hand accounts, oral histories, and contemporary documents.

The incredible story of the young women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who unwittingly played a crucial role in one of the most significant moments in U.S. history. The Tennessee town of Oak Ridge was created from scratch in One of the Manhattan Project’s secret cities, it didn’t appear on any maps untiland yet at the height of World /5.

The Manhattan Project was a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada.

From tothe project was under the direction of Major General Leslie Groves of the U.S. Army Corps of r physicist Robert Oppenheimer Branch: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Manhattan Project was the code name for the American-led effort to develop a functional atomic weapon during World War II.

Highly readable and engaging history of the Manhattan Project. This book focuses on the logistical and engineering challenges of the project, rather than the nuclear science, and I found it to be quite interesting.4/5. Martin Moeller: Kiernan’s best-selling book inspired renewed interest in the Manhattan Project and the varied roles of American women during World War II.

It complements the more well-known stories of the famous scientists and military officials associated with the project. Manhattan Project: The Birth of the Atomic Bomb in the Words of Its Creators, Eyewitnesses, and Historians Kindle Edition by Cynthia C. Kelly (Author),Cited by: The Manhattan Projects is a comic book series co-created by writer Jonathan Hickman and artist Nick Pitarra published by Image is a story about an alternate history of the end of World War II in which the Manhattan Project was a front for other more esoteric science fiction ideas.

The series is a monthly ongoing and began in March to much critical : science fiction. Manhattan Project: The Birth of the Atomic Bomb in the Words of Its Creators, Eyewitnesses, and Historians by Cynthia C.

Kelly and Richard Rhodes | out of 5 stars This notebook records an experiment of the Manhattan Project, the all-out, but highly secret, effort of the Federal Government to build an atomic bomb during World War II.

Recorded here is the world's first controlled, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction, achieved on December 2, Women and the Manhattan Project. Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II - Denise Kiernan. Gatekeeper to Los Alamos: Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin - Nancy Cook Steeper.

Standing By and Making Do: Women of Wartime Los Alamos - Charlotte Serber, Jane Wilson. The Wives of Los Alamos: A Novel - TaraShea Nesbit.

A History of. Manhattan Project, the wartime effort to design and build the first nuclear weapons (atomic bombs). With the discovery of fission init became clear to scientists that certain radioactive materials could be used to make a bomb of unprecented power.

The Manhattan Project: Introduction to the Atomic Age by Michael B. Stoff The authors provide students with a documentary case study of a critical episode in modern American history.

The Manhattan Project resulted in the development and detonation of the first nuclear weapons—and changed the world forever. This authoritative book provides a vivid history of the Project and its legacy, told for the first time by the key players and observers/5(17).

A history of the origins and development of the American atomic bomb program during WWII. Begins with the scientific developments of the pre-war years. Details the role of the U.S. government in conducting a secret, nationwide enterprise that took science from the laboratory and into combat with an entirely new type of weapon.

Concludes with a discussion of the 4/5(4). This book traces the history of the Manhattan Project, from the first glimmerings of the possibility of such a catastrophic weapon to the aftermath of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It profiles the architects of the bomb and how they tried to reconcile their personal feelings with their ambition as scientists.

Explore our list of Manhattan Project (U.S.)->History->Teen nonfiction Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.Launched inthe Manhattan Project was a well-funded, secret effort by the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada to develop an atomic bomb before the Nazis.

The results—the bombs named "Little Boy" and "Fat Man"—were dropped. Richard Rhodes also wrote Dark Sun: The Making Of The Hydrogen Bomb and a few other books about the atomic arms race.

For an acount of the guy in charge of the Manhattan Project look for Now It Can Be Told: Story of the Manhattan Project written by the man, Leslie R.

Groves, himself. The book looks beyond Los Alamos and concentrates on the whole project.