Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science

Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science

by James Mahaffey

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ISBN-13: 9781681774800
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 06/06/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 314,414
File size: 49 MB
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About the Author

James Mahaffey was a senior research scientist at the Georgia Tech Research Institute where he worked under contract for the Defense Nuclear Agency, the National Ground Intelligence Center, the Air Force Air Logistics Center, and Georgia Power Company. He is the author of Atomic Awakening and Atomic Accidents and lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Table of Contents

Author's Note: Stories Told at Night around the Glow of the Reactor ix

Introduction: The Curious Case of the N-Rays, a Dead End for All Times xix

Chapter 1 Cry for Me, Argentina 1

Chapter 2 AFP-67 in the Dawson Forest 37

Chapter 3 Inside Cold Fusion 72

Chapter 4 Good News and Bad News 102

Chapter 5 The Lost Expedition to Mars 135

Chapter 6 The Chic-4 Revolution 165

Chapter 7 Japan's Atomic Bomb Project 190

Chapter 8 The Criminal Use of Nuclear Disintegration 230

Chapter 9 The Threat of the Dirty Bomb 262

Chapter 10 A Bridge to the Stars 290

Chapter 11 Conclusions 318

Bibliography 335

Illustration Credits 347

Acknowledgments 351

Index 353

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