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Bomb : the race to build--and steal--the world's most dangerous weapon

Title
Bomb : the race to build--and steal--the world's most dangerous weapon / Steve Sheinkin.
ISBN
9781596434875
1596434872
9781480625440
1480625442
9780545617499
0545617499
Edition
First edition.
Publication
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012.
Copyright Notice Date
©2012
Physical Description
1 online resource
Notes
"Book design by Jay Colvin"--Title page verso.
Newbery Honor Book, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
National Book Award Finalist, 2013
Summary
Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.
Variant and related titles
Race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon
Internet Archive collection.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 07, 2020
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-259) and index.
Contents
Three-way race
Chain reactions
How to build an atomic bomb
Final assembly
Race to Trinity.
Genre/Form
Newbery Medal: Honor book - 2012.
War and conflict.
History.
Young adult nonfiction.
Also listed under
Colvin, Jay, book designer.
Roaring Brook Press, publisher.
R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company, printer.
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