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Hell's Fire: A Documentary History of the American Atomic and Thermonuclear Weapons Projects, from Hiroshima to the Cold War and the War on Terror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A history of nuclear weapons, from the Manhattan Project which built the atomic bomb, to the "Mike" test which paved the way for the hydrogen bomb, to the "war on terror" which seeks an entire new generation of "earth-penetrating" nuclear bombs.
21st Century Essential Guide to NIF - National Ignition Facility - Laser Inertial Confinement Nuclear Fusion for Energy Research and National Security, LIFE Power Concept
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
The National Ignition Facility, the world s largest laser system housed in a ten-story building at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is the subject of this guide. NIF's 192 lasers can deliver 60 times more energy than any previous laser system. NIF will focus laser energy on a tiny target, creating conditions similar to those that exist only in the cores of stars and hydrogen bombs.
2010 Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation - Federal Guidance for a Nuclear Bomb Attack on an American City, Effects, Fallout, Shelter, Medical Care, Decontamination
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This 2010 second edition of the Federal report, Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation, has been the subject of major news reports on revised thinking about shelter-in-place response to a nuclear attack. It provides emergency planners with nuclear detonation-specific response recommendations to maximize the preservation of life in the event of an urban nuclear detonation.
2010 American Nuclear Posture Review - Nuclear Weapons Policy Changes by the Obama Administration, Nonproliferation and Terrorism, Sustaining the Nuclear Arsenal, Security Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Nuclear Posture Review, released in April 2010, reflects policy changes implemented by the Obama Administration on force structure and use policy. Contents of the NPR report include: The Changed and Changing Nuclear Security Environment; Preventing Nuclear Proliferation and Nuclear Terrorism; Reducing the Role of U.S. Nuclear Weapons; Maintaining Strategic Deterrence and Stability, and more.
2011 Essential Guide to Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack - Reports of the EMP Commission on the Threat and Critical National Infrastructure - The Danger from High-Altitude Nuclear Explosions
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 129,340. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Comprehensive guide to the threat of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack with a high-altitude nuclear weapon detonation, including both reports of the Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack (Executive Report, 2008 Critical Infrastructure Report), plus House committee hearing testimony on the threat military systems and civil infrastructure.
20th Century Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: 1986 Chernobyl Accident and Radioactive Release (Chornobyl Atomic Power Station) USSR, Health Consequences, Cesium, Iodine, Thyroid Cancer, Lessons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
The 1986 radiation accident at the Chernobyl Atomic Power Station in the Ukraine is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with details about the accident and its aftermath, including the health consequences, the release of radioactive cesium and iodine, thyroid cancer, containment of the destroyed Unit 4 reactor, American reaction and response, and much more.
20th Century Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: Three Mile Island (TMI) Reactor Accident in Pennsylvania - Partial Meltdown, Radiation Releases, Causes, Report of the Presidential Commission on TMI
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,410. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
The 1979 nuclear meltdown accident at the Three Mile Island (TMI) plant in Pennsylvania is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with details about the accident and its aftermath, including a full reproduction of the report of the President's Commission on the Accident at TMI and much more.
2011 Essential Guide to Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Energy: Reactor Designs, Safety, Emergency Preparedness, Security, Renewals, New Designs, Licensing, American Plants, Decommissioning
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,610. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This authoritative guide provides up-to-date, official information on nuclear power plants and the nuclear energy industry with coverage of reactor designs, safety, security, renewals, new designs, licensing, American plants, decommissioning, soviet plants, fuel cycle, and more.
21st Century FEMA Radiological Emergency Management Independent Study Course (IS-3), Radiation, Radioactivity, Nuclear Power Plant Accidents, Detonation, Biological Effects, Protective Actions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides authoritative, official information about radiological emergency management, with data on radiation, nuclear power plant accidents, biological effects, exposure control, fundamental concepts, and much more.
2011 Nuclear Power Plant Sourcebook: Mixed Oxide Fuel (MOX), Plutonium Health Effects, Fabrication Facility Documents, Safety Issues, Japanese Accident Crisis Fukushima Reactor Unit 3
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Mixed oxide fuel (MOX), a nuclear fuel containing uranium and plutonium and used in the Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 3 in Japan, is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with details about the fuel and efforts to construct a MOX fabrication facility in the United States. There is also extensive information about the health effects of plutonium.