Nuclear Weapons: What You Need to Know (Paperback)

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Nuclear Weapons is a history of nuclear weapons. From their initial theoretical development at the start of the twentieth century to the recent tests in North Korea, the author seeks to, at each point in the narrative, describe the basic science of nuclear weaponry. At the same time, he offers accounts and anecdotes of the personalities involved, many of whom he has known firsthand. Dr. Bernstein writes in response to what he sees as a widespread misunderstanding throughout the media of the basic workings and potential impact of nuclear weaponry.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780521126373
ISBN-10: 0521126371
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: March 31st, 2010
Pages: 299
Language: English