The good servant : : making peace with the bomb at Los Alamos

Title The good servant : : making peace with the bomb at Los Alamos
Names Bailey, Janet.
Book Number DBC10255
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Written in 1995, The author interviewed Los Alamos physicists for this report. Materials scientist Dave Cuchane is conducting a geothermal energy project for tapping heat from the Earth's interior. A Los Alamos team is using superconducting sensors to construct a multidimensional model of human brain activity. Also, the author visited Neutrino Village in the Soviet Caucasus, where Los Alamos scientists collaborated with Russian physicists on an underground telescope that examines subatomic particles to prove that the supposedly massless neutrino has mass. Interviews with weapons scientists, bomb designers and testers provide an appraisal of America's post-Cold War nuclear weapons program.
Narrator Zysk, Maggie.
Local Subject Sciences - SCI
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History - History of the American West - HUSW
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
Audience Notes Female narrator.
LC Subject Atomic bomb - New Mexico - Los Alamos - History
Cold War
Deterrence (Strategy) - History
Nuclear weapons - United States - History
Peace
Downloadable books
Nonfiction
Talking books
Call Number 507.20978958 ANF
Language English
Released 1995
Publication Info Santa Fe : New Mexico Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, New Mexico State Library, 1995
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1995. 9780684809397
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