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Communicating During and After a Nuclear Power Plant Incident: Comprehensive FEMA Guide to Emergency Notifications, Federal Roles and Responsibilities, Critical Questions and Answers for Spokespersons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This document provides communications guidance for domestic nuclear power plant (NPP) incidents, including sample text and suggested answers to anticipated public and media questions. This document also provides background information explaining roles and responsibilities across all levels of government during an NPP incident.
Ernest Rutherford: A Short Biography The Father of Nuclear Physics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Nuclear
The farm boy from colonial New Zealand, Ernest Rutherford, would go on to uncover the inner mysteries of the atom and become the father of nuclear physics. Rutherford and the young men working under him were the first to split the atom, thus, unlocking the tremendous power of the nuclear furnace.
Marie Curie: Radium, Polonium
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Radiation
Marie Curie was one of the most remarkable scientists of the modern age. Her contributions to the study of radioactivity laid the groundwork for a generation of scientists. In this brief book, the reader is introduced, in basic terms, to Marie Curie and her life work. The book is written for the lay reader, not for someone with a science background.
Earth in the Crosshair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A meteorite, several miles in diameter had us in its cross-hair. We built a huge H-bomb, and with a rocket sent it up to either destroy or deflect this mountain in the sky. Instead of deflecting the meteorite, the bomb smashed it to pieces. Now instead of one huge meteorite that would have fallen close to Midway Island, we now had thousand that will hit around the entire world.
What Is Radioactivity? The Basics
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Radiation, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In January of 2016, North Korea announced it had tested a hydrogen bomb. Whether or not this technology is part of the North Korean arsenal, it is part of our world. What Is Radioactivity? The Basics explains, in simple terms, the principles of the atomic and hydrogen bombs, the implications of nuclear energy and the history of atomic science. This is a remarkably easy read for the non scientist.
Flying Reactors: The Political Feasibility of Nuclear Power in Space - Cassini, Atoms for Peace, History of Space Nuclear Power, Project Prometheus, NASA and Air Force Missions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper addresses the question: What mechanism(s) would improve the political feasibility of a nuclear power program for US space operations?
Fermilab Radiological Control Program Manual: ALARA, Radioactive Material Control, Waste Management, Dosimetry, Monitoring, Exposure, Health Support, Surveys, Accelerators
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,490. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Radiation
This detailed manual provides vital and informative descriptions of radioactive material control, ALARA, waste management, dosimetry, monitoring, exposure, health support, surveys, and applicability to the Fermilab accelerators.
The Bubbled Illusion
Price: Free! Words: 64,380. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
a military experiment with bubbles filled with hundreds of people gone awry. people doing what they could to survive annihalation from bombs, fire, cannabalism and starvation, a young couple seeks freedom outside the bubbles only to find the same grief and trust in one of their teachers leads them back to the bubbles.
Quantum Mechanics 4: Spin, Lasers, Pauli Exclusion & Barrier Penetration
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Waves & Wave Mechanics
In this book, we delve deeper into wavefunctions and explore more Quantum Mechanical mysteries: barrier penetration and spin. We’ll discover how barrier penetration allows particles to “pass through” walls, enables radioactivity, makes star shine, and powers microelectronics in all our digital devices.
2011 Master Guide to Nuclear Weapons: Nuclear Matters, Response to a Nuclear Detonation, Effects of Nuclear Weapons - Comprehensive Coverage of Atomic Weapons, Radioactivity, and Fallout
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 309,810. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
The most comprehensive single ebook available on nuclear weapons, with three crucial government documents: Nuclear Matters: A Practical Guide to American Nuclear Weapons; 2010 Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation; The Effects of Nuclear Weapons - Glasstone and Dolan Authoritative Military Reference on Atomic Explosions.