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Living with nuclear weapons

Albert Carnesale

Living with nuclear weapons

by Albert Carnesale

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear disarmament,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementthe Harvard Nuclear Study Group, Albert Carnesale ... [et al.] ; with a foreword by Derek Bok
    SeriesBantam new age book
    ContributionsHarvard Nuclear Study Group
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 268 p.
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26882534M
    ISBN 10055323739

    Disc includes a complete technical glossary, descriptions of weapons physics, postwar technological innovations in fission weapons design, a history of American thermonuclear weaponry, individual warhead histories, a history and description of warhead arming and fuzing techniques and equipment plus three detailed appendices summarizing the. Produced by the Harvard Nuclear Study Group, including Joseph Nye and Samuel P. Huntington. Living with Nuclear Weapons by Carnesale, Albert, and Bok, Derek Curtis COVID UpdateBook Edition: Fourth Printing.

    A nuclear weapon is a explosive device that uses a controlled uncontrolled nuclear chain reacon to release huge amounts of energy. Nuclear weapons make use of one or two forms of interacons between atoms: Fission: uses a neutron to split a nucleus to release neutrons that split more nuclei to create a supercrical fission Size: 4MB. Though nuclear weapons are explicitly mentioned only briefly, they are one of the main issues in First, the introductory part of the book (Part One) concludes by pointing out the tenuous and unstable situation that is created along with nuclear weapons—"as long as they (nuclear weapons) existed, he (man) was living on borrowed time.".

    The Living Room Candidate "Bomb (Nuclear Treaty)," Humphrey, MALE NARRATOR #1: Do you want Castro to have the bomb now? (sound of bomb exploding) Do you want any country that doesn't have the bomb to be able to get it? (drum beat starts) Of course you don't. Where does Richard Nixon stand on the U.N. treaty to stop the spread of nuclear. Nuclear Weapons Databook Volume I11 U.S. Nuclear Warhead Facility Profiles Thomas B. Cochran, William M. Arkin, Robert S. Morris, and Milton M. Hoenig A book by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. BALUNGER PUBLISHING COMPANY Cambridge, Massachusetts A Subsidiary of Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.


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