Books tagged: plutonium

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History of the Rocky Flats Plant: Nuclear Weapons Production Facility, Colorado, Atomic Bomb Components, Plutonium Contamination Issues, Environmental and Safety Concerns, Shutdown and Cleanup
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,610. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a thorough history of the famous nuclear weapons production facility in Colorado known as the Rocky Flats Plant. It includes events, starting in the 1930s, leading to the creation of the weapons complex and events at the site from the 1930s to the turn of the century.
Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) - History from Atomic Reactors to Nuclear Waste Cleanup, Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, SL-1 Fatal Reactor Accident, Uranium and Plutonium
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
Two comprehensive histories of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) provide extensive information about the lab's role in the development of nuclear reactors and other technologies, covering the period from before its establishment in 1949 through 2010.
Lightning Strikes Twice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,420. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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The news is grim. Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel, has threatened to attack Iran if they don’t stop enriching uranium. United States interests back the threat. In LaBarge’s latest novel, “Lightning Strikes Twice”, U.S. Navy pilots, aboard the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), CAPT “Sweetwater” Sullivan and LT “BigHands” Johnson, are called upon to carry out the impossible mission.
The Crucible
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a fiction story about a metallurgist who builds a foundry in Germany using leading-edge technology.
The Kurchatov Penetration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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The Russian mafiya tricks a teenage American computer hacker into helping steal plutonium for sale to the Islamic Republic of Iran. In a cascade of intrigue, the fate of the world suddenly hangs in the balance as the mafiya, the hacker, and the governments of Russia, America and Iran scratch and claw for control of the most dangerous and powerful element on Earth.
Towards the Darkness
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A train carrying national treasure was robbed. The thief got caught but something unknown was missing. Welcome to the story of Rana Singh a super cop, John Fernandez a super bastard thief and their quest to fulfill their ambitions. A fast paced action, suspense thriller story that will keep you spellbound.
Diary of a Cold War Patriot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diary of a Cold War Patriot, takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the United State’s nuclear weapons complex with a view from behind the curtain of secrecy that was prevalent for more than forty years during the Cold War.
Quatre priorités pour 2012 (3)
You set the price! Words: 2,020. Language: French. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Comment sortir du nucléaire? Quelles sont les options, tant sur le plan énergétique que politique? Réponses argumentées à 4 objections pro-nucléaire: le nucléaire, c'est pas cher; le nucléaire, c'est l'indépendance énergétique de la France; le nucléaire, en France, c'est sûr, nous avons les meilleures normes de sécurité au monde; sans le nucléaire, on retourne à la bougie.
Quatre priorités pour 2012 (2)
You set the price! Words: 1,460. Language: French. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Après avoir défini la première priorité pour 2012 - un investissement massif dans l'école primaire - passons à la deuxième : sortir du nucléaire. Au préalable, le « nucléaire », c'est quoi ? Descriptif du processus de la fission nucléaire. Pourquoi sortir du nucléaire ? Descriptif de la double menace : accidents nucléaires, déchets radioactifs.
Le bout de l'impasse
You set the price! Words: 1,470. Language: French. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Deuxième volet de la série de billets dont Les chênes qu'on abat constituait le premier volet. Ce citron qu'on presse, c'est notre planète. Tour d'horizon des énergies, qu'elles soient d'origine fossile, considérées comme « renouvelables », sans oublier l'énergie nucléaire. Que peut-on alors faire, lorsqu'on se trouve au bout de l'impasse ?