The Big Bang: A History of Explosives

The Big Bang: A History of Explosives

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ISBN-13: 9780750923613
Publisher: Sutton Publishing
Publication date: 10/25/1999
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.81(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

The Invention of Gunpowder
Making Gunpowder
The Powder Trust
Testing Gunpowder
'Crakys of War'
Mining and Civil Engineering
Gunpowder Modifications
Nitroglycerine
Dynamite
Guncotton
Smokeless Powders
Lyddite and TNT
Setting it Off
Nuclear Fission
The Manhattan Project
Nuclear Fusion

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