The Resource Genius in the Shadows : a Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb, (electronic resource)

Genius in the Shadows : a Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb, (electronic resource)

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Genius in the Shadows : a Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb
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Genius in the Shadows
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a Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb
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Summary
Well-known names such as Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Edward Teller are usually those that surround the creation of the atom bomb. One name that is rarely mentioned is Leo Szilard, known in scientific circles as "father of the atom bomb." The man who first developed the idea of harnessing energy from nuclear chain reactions, he is curiously buried with barely a trace in the history of this well-known and controversial topic. Born in Hungary and educated in Berlin, he escaped Hitler's Germany in 1933 and that first year developed his concept of nucle
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  • 530.092
  • 530/.092
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QC16.S95 L36 2013
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non fiction
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Genius in the Shadows : a Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb, (electronic resource)
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Genius in the Shadows : a Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/ZnJlYWQ6OTc4MTYyODczNDc3NTpl
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text
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rdacontent.
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Introduction to the 2013 Edition; Foreword by Jonas Salk; Preface; Part One (1898-1933); 1 The Family; 2 View from the Villa; 3 Schoolboy, Soldier, and Socialist; 4 Scholar and Scientist; 5 Just Friends; 6 Einstein; 7 Restless Research and the Bund; 8 A New World, a New Field, a New Fear; 9 Refuge; Photo Insert 1; Part Two (1933-1945); 10 "Moonshine"; 11 Chain-Reaction "Obsession"; 12 Travels with Trude; 13 Bumbling toward the Bomb; 14 "I Haven't Thought of That at All"; 15 Fission + Fermi = Frustration
  • 16 Chain Reaction Versus the Chain of Command17 Visions of an "Armed Peace"; 18 Three Attempts to Stop the Bomb. . .; 19 ... And Two to Stop the Army; Photo Insert 2; Part Three (1946-1964); 20 A Last Fight with the General; 21 A New Life, an Old Problem; 22 Marriage on the Run; 23 Oppenheimer and Teller; 24 Arms Control; 25 Biology; 26 Beating Cancer; 27 Meeting Khrushchev; 28 Is Washington a Market for Wisdom?; 29 Seeking a More Livable World; 30 La Jolla: Personal Peace; Epilogue; Chronology of Leo Szilard's Life; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
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1 online resource (1127 pages)
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online
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9781628734775
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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