Nuclear Power

Nuclear Power

by Harry Henderson, Mildred Vasan
     
 

This guide helps readers explore the science, technology, politics, and culture that surround nuclear energy.

• Provides a detailed chronology, statistics, and a directory of resources for further research

Overview

This guide helps readers explore the science, technology, politics, and culture that surround nuclear energy.

• Provides a detailed chronology, statistics, and a directory of resources for further research

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"…a compact, inexpensive, introductory guide to a wide variety of issues pertaining to nuclear energy and the industry that has arisen around it … Recommended for readers looking for general information on this important environmental topic." - Choice
Booknews
Provides background information needed to understand nuclear power issues and guides readers toward accessible resources. Overviews developments in nuclear energy from the discovery of radiation to the present, then provides a chronology of events, biographical sketches of key figures, and tables, charts, and maps that explain how nuclear reactors work, how much energy they produce, where they are located, and plans for waste disposal. Reviews regulations, agencies, and court cases, provides statements from antinuclear groups, and lists government, academic, and industrial groups, and antinuclear groups. Also lists print and online resources, and includes a glossary of scientific and technical terms. Henderson is a science writer. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)\

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576071281
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/03/2000
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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Harry Henderson is a professional writer specializing in scientific and educational materials.

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