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Energy from heaven and earth : in which a story is told about energy from its origins 15,000,000,000 years ago to its present adolescence--turbulent, hopeful, beset by problems, and in need of help / Edward Teller.

San Francisco : W.H. Freeman, [1979] .
ISBN 0716710641, 0716710633, 9780716710639, 9780716710646

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Subjects Energie (exacte wetenschappen)
Power resources.
Ressources énergétiques.
Description xiv, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Based on lectures given by the author during 1975 for the Harvey Prize Lectures at Technion, Haifa, Israel; the Distinguished Visiting Lectures of the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, State University of New York at Buffalo; and a lecture delivered at Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cosmic origins -- Sun, earth and life -- Biological origins of fuels -- Conventional uses from Prometheus to the oil embargo -- Stopping the waste -- Petroleum and economic puzzles -- Mining coal and other fossil fuels -- Beginnings of atomic energy -- Reactor safeguard committee -- Reactor safety and the antinuclear movement -- Controlled fusion -- Natural energy sources -- Energy policies -- Model for the future.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4776727
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WorldCat Identities Teller, Edward, 1908-2003.
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