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The Nuclear weapons complex

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear weapons plants -- United States -- Safety measures.,
    • Nuclear weapons plants -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
    • Nuclear weapons plants -- Employees -- Health and hygiene -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-143).

      StatementCommittee to Provide Interim Oversight of the DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources, National Research Council.
      ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee to Provide Interim Oversight of the DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU264.3 .N83 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2224611M
      ISBN 100309041791
      LC Control Number89063691

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction: linking nuclear legacies and communication studies / Bryan C. Taylor and William J. Kinsella --Convergence and divergence in the public dialogue on nuclear weapons cleanup / Jennifer Duffield Hamilton --Becoming . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

      UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING RISK IN SECURITY SYSTEMS FOR THE DOE NUCLEAR WEAPONS COMPLEX (Abbreviated Version) Committee on Risk-Based Approaches for Securing the DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex. Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board. Division on Earth and Life Studies. NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES. The U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex Map The Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues is a digital library with a vetted, annotated bibliography of over 3, books, articles, films, CDs, and websites about a broad range of nuclear issues.

        The Challenge Ahead. Long-Term Stewardship and the Nuclear Weapons Complex. Long-Term Stewardship and the Nuclear Weapons Complex book. The Challenge Ahead. By Katherine N. Probst, Michael H. McGovern. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 4 April Pub. location New by: Nuclear weapons must survive extremely complex and often harsh environments. They may remain dormant for decades, yet must be immediately available during high alert/readiness levels. These highly complex technical challenges require a multi-disciplinary approach of systems engineering supported by deep science.


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The book is a history of the US nuclear weapons program. From Einstein's theory of relativity to after the end of the Cold War. It describes the Manhattan Project and goes on from there with the postwar events. There is little technical content in the book/5(5).

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American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (); The Angry Genie: One Man's Walk Through the Nuclear Age (); The Atom Besieged: Extraparliamentary Dissent in France and Germany. This project was completed in August and resulted in the book Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U.S.

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[Charles R Loeber] -- The Nuclear Weapons Complex (NWC) is a nationwide group of government-owned sites that is responsible for the design, development, production, modification, repair, assemble, disassembly, and testing.

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Get this from a library. Building the bombs: a history of the nuclear weapons complex. [Charles R Loeber; Lorna Gail Clark; Phil Brittenham; Sandia National Laboratories.].

Get this from a library. Building the bombs: a history of the nuclear weapons complex. [Charles R Loeber; Lorna Gail Clark; Sandia National Laboratories.] -- This book presents a clear overview of the government-owned, contractor-operated laboratories and plants that designed, produced, and tested all nuclear weapons for the United States.

It traces the. People of the Bomb mixes empathic and vivid portraits of individual weapons scientists with hard-hitting scrutiny of defense intellectuals’s inability to foresee the end of the Cold War, government rhetoric on missile defense, official double standards about nuclear proliferation, and pork barrel politics in the nuclear weapons complex.

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Loeber ; edited by Lorna Gail Clark and Phil Brittenham ; illustrated by Michael Townsend ; .A nuclear weapon (also called an atom bomb, nuke, atomic bomb, nuclear warhead, A-bomb, or nuclear bomb) is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).Both bomb types release large quantities of energy from relatively small amounts of .