The First Nuclear Era

The autobiography of a highly influential nuclear engineer and scientist whose work began in the 1940s and continues today.

The First Nuclear Era

The autobiography of a highly influential nuclear engineer and scientist whose work began in the 1940s and continues today. He recounts his education, his role in the Manhattan Project, his stint as director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (1955- 73), and his subsequent work with both successful and unsuccessful commercial power reactors. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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