- Title: The Manhattan Project: The Making of the Atomic Bomb
- Author: Al Cimino
- ISBN: null
- Page: 285
- Format: Kindle Edition
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The ramifications of the Manhattan Project are with us to this day The atomic bombs that came out of it brought an end to the war in the Pacific, but at a heavy loss of life in Japan and the opening of a Pandora s box that has tested international relations.This book traces the history of the Manhattan Project, from the first glimmerings of the possibility of such a catasThe ramifications of the Manhattan Project are with us to this day The atomic bombs that came out of it brought an end to the war in the Pacific, but at a heavy loss of life in Japan and the opening of a Pandora s box that has tested international relations.This book traces the history of the Manhattan Project, from the first glimmerings of the possibility of such a catastrophic weapon to the aftermath of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki It profiles the architects of the bomb and how they tried to reconcile their personal feelings with their ambition as scientists It looks at the role of the politicians and it includes first hand accounts of those who experienced the effects of the bombings.
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Average account of the race to build the atomic bombCimino is the pen name of Nigel Cawthorne, a serial author of war, true crime, art, science, history, literature, fashion, sex and humour books.This book is described as being written for laymen, but I did find the technical detail quite hard to follow and as such I did skip some sections. Whilst it's not possible to avoid some degree of technical detail the nuances of various isotopes and neutrons went over my head.Despite this Cimino does sho [...]
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in return for an honest review. I have mixed feelings about this book - it is a generally well-written primer on the topic of the Manhattan Project, which was the scientific effort during the second world war to research, and build the atomic bomb which was ultimately responsible for bringing the war to an end. I was slightly disappointed when I saw the size of this book, as I have read much more comprehensive works which cover the same s [...]
Pretty self-explanatory by the title of this book, this is a pretty quick summary of the science, history and people and events behind the Manhattan Project. Unfortunately, it's a little uneven and at times, poorly written and confusing. Still I do think this short book can help AcDec students understand a little more clearly the technology behind Uranium and Plutonium atomic weapons and the roles that Hanford, Washington, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and Los Alamos, New Mexico and their scientists and [...]
Too technical but good overview
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