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The physics of the Manhattan Project

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Published by Springer in Heidelberg, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manhattan-Projekt,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Nuclear fission,
  • Manhattan Project (U.S.),
  • Kernphysik

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementB. Cameron Reed
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC790 .R44 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 170 p.
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24917388M
    ISBN 103642147089
    ISBN 109783642147081
    LC Control Number2010937572
    OCLC/WorldCa648933385


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