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Before the Fall-out: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima: The Human Chain Reaction that Led to the Atom Bomb

By: Diana Preston (Author)

Corgi Books

Paperback | Aug 2006 | #209268 | ISBN: 0552770868
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Hardback | Jul 2005 | #154280 | ISBN: 0385604386
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Spanning fifty years, Before the Fall-Out tells the full story of how an exhilarating quest to unravel the secrets of the material world produced the knowledge of how to destroy it. And of how a scientific adventure shared openly between nuclear physicists from many different nations transmuted into a secretive wartime race for the ultimate weapon of mass destruction – the atom bomb.


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