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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.
Advanced Commercial Nuclear Reactor Licensing, Report to Congress - Innovative New Designs, Gas-Cooled, Sodium Fast, Small Module, Liquid Metal, Next Generation Nuclear Plant
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,360. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
This report, prepared in response to the Congressional request and follow-on discussions with Congressional staff, addresses the NRC's overall strategy for and approach to preparing for the licensing of advanced reactors.
The Elevator
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,460. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Just when you thought you were safe! A beautiful August day in New York City turns into a struggle for survival as technology threatens to turn its security measures into a weapon from which their is no escape. Jacqueline Defray learns the hard truth that life is never completely safe, while Timothy Gillette and Mark Fetterman fight to unravel a mystery man's appearance.
The Missionary: A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,370. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Muslim fanatics are methodically moving to establish the first Islamic State of America. Millions of innocent people will die if billionaire arms merchant Mullah Muhammad Zakair Sheikh has his way. But one man, a sailor who calls himself a missionary, stumbles across a vital part of the Mullah’s plot and, using only prayer and email, rallies thousands to meet the face of evil.
From There To Here
Price: Free! Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
FBI agent Trace Nickels seeks revenge for the killing of his partner. Someone possesses nuclear briefcases and is trying to manipulate events in the US. Follow Agent Nickels personal trials as he helps the High-Tech Division of the FBI. Read how Trace and his fellow agents race against time to expose the criminal they know as The Doctor.
An Examination of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Development Within the United States from 1952 to 1965 - Missile Gap, Sputnik, General Bernard Schriever, Simon Ramo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines efforts of the United States to develop and deploy intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) in the years from 1952 through 1965. The specific areas addressed include background information setting the stage for the extreme urgency under which these weapon systems developed including the major committees that moved the process forward.
Greater Humanity: Rift Gate Storm Book 1
Price: Free! Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Earth is not alone, on December 26, 2036, history will change, our long lost cousins will return, within 1 hour 30 million will die in North America, in 6 hours America will launch a nuclear counter attack against its own cities. This is the future and it will be played out in North America, Russia, Australia, South Africa and on planets 100s of light-years away.
Searching the Skies: The Legacy of the United States Cold War Defense Radar Program - BMEWS, SAGE, NORAD, PAVE PAWS, Spacetrack, Safeguard, Ground Observer Corps (GOC), Whirlwind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The study provides the basis for identifying, understanding, and evaluating DoD radar facilities associated with the Cold War.
The Emerging Shield: The Air Force and the Evolution of Continental Air Defense, 1945-1960 - NORAD, Dew Line, SAGE, BOMARC, SAC, Early Warning Systems, Radar Fence, Atom Bomb Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The volume begins with the U.S. Army Air Service's involvement with air defense in World War I and traces the story through to the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Through My Eyes - Nuclear
Series: Through My Eyes. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An interview at a renowned laboratory quickly turns awry for the academic Dr Antrax.