The Dragon's Tail: Radiation Safety in the Manhattan Project, 1942-1946
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As he points out: "The key issue was, and remains: How much radiation exposure should a worker or member of the public be allowed? And that question, after almost a century of research, has yet to receive a final answer." This volume includes documentation through 1946; a second volume will present major developments in social values and philosophy since then. . From Library Journal In 1977 the Department of Energy recognized a need for documentation of the radiological safety program which had developed from the nuclear weapons testing program. Burton, Lawrence Livermore National Lab., Livermore, Cal.Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc. Here he provides a comprehensive account of safety procedures which have developed since the early 1900s. Well wr
Five Stars JK Ross A must-read for everyone.. Ann said Great for Manhattan Project buffs. Detailed and thorough history of a sliver of time in the protection of humans from radiation. Well documented. Not literature, and could have used more editing, but fascinating view of our military during WWII.
The Dragon's Tail: Radiation Safety in the Manhattan Project, 1942-1946 book has been released since 2017-05-23. The Dragon's Tail: Radiation Safety in the Manhattan Project, 1942-1946 are written by Barton C. Hacker and it has 260 of pages on paperback.