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nuclear present

Grant Burns

nuclear present

a guide to recent books on nuclear war, weapons, the peace movement, and related issues, with a chronology of nuclear events, 1789-1991

by Grant Burns

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear arms control -- Bibliography,
  • Nuclear weapons -- Bibliography,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Bibliography,
  • Nuclear industry -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Grant Burns.
    ContributionsBurns, Grant, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6464.D6 B855 1992, JX1974.7 B855 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 633 p. ;
    Number of Pages633
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1728195M
    ISBN 100810826194
    LC Control Number92032440

      William Perry's proposals, in his new book, The Button, (1) ignore the current Russian and Chinese nuclear threats, (2) widely exaggerate the costs of US nuclear modernization and (3) would. Nuclear Apartheid offers the best scholarly account of the diplomacy of nuclear weapons "--Journal of American History "A stirring and important book, diligently within the best traditions of diplomatic history.

    The nuclear nomenclature can be used to describe more than isotopes. for example, the \(\ce{^4_2He}\) is a helium nucleus and is also known as an alpha rly, an electron is written as \(\ce{^0_{-1}e}\) and is known as a beta particle when emitted by a nucleus.   Capital expenditure tends to decrease over time for nuclear power plants, however maintenance can present a considerable long-term cost. #3 Reliable source of energy. Nuclear power plants can run uninterrupted for over a year, making nuclear power one of the most resilient energy producing systems for as long as a meltdown does not occur.

      Today, the threat posed by nuclear weapons is just as great as it was nearly 40 years ago. But the sense of urgency has since waned. We need a wake-up . In a nuclear power plant the heat energy produced by a controlled nuclear. fission chain reaction is used to produce steam which rotates the turbines of. generators to produce electricity. ii) Nuclear fusion: is a nuclear reaction in which small nuclei fuse together to. form a heavier nucleus with the release of a very large amount of energy.


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