The Curve Of Binding Energy

by McPhee, John

Theodore Taylor was known as one of the most brilliant yet widely unknown engineers of the nuclear age. In his later years, he became concerned by the possibility of an individual able to create a weapon of mass destruction on their own. In this book, McPhee tours American nuclear institutions with Taylor and reveals how close we are to terrorist attacks using homemade nuclear weaponry.

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This book was first published in 1974 by Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York. Released in hardcover octavo, 231 pages, the dust jacket has black and white print, and boards in red/brown cloth with gold print.

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THE CURVE OF BINDING ENERGY

by McPhee, John, 1931- [author]; Taylor, Theodore B., 1925- [subject]

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