Atomic energy in the Soviet Union / Arnold Kramish.


Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1959.

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Subjects Énergie nucléaire -- URSS -- 20e siècle.
Nuclear energy -- Research -- Soviet Union.
Nuclear energy -- Research.
Sciences -- Aspect politique.
Soviet Union.
URSS. Energie atomique.
Description x, 232 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1959.
Notes "An extensively revised and current version of three research memoranda [The Soviet Union and the atom: The early years. The 'secret' phase. Atomic energy and the future] previously published by the Rand Corporation as a part of its research program for the United States Air Force. The first of these memoranda was co-authored with Melville J. Ruggles."--page viii.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [211]-224) and index.
Contents The atom awakened -- The early scientific base -- The war calls a halt -- Motivation -- The dormant period -- Keeping informed -- Hiroshima and the Kremlin -- The scientists renew their efforts -- Their first chain reaction -- The bomb -- The General's plowshares -- "Our atom of peace" -- The mobile atom -- "Buy useful isotopes!" -- Material resources -- The organization and the institutes -- New cities -- Attack on the future -- Harnessing the stars.
Geographic Area Soviet Union
Network Numbers (OCoLC)565157
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WorldCat Identities Kramish, Arnold, 1923-2010.
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