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Plutonium

a history of the world"s most dangerous element

by Jeremy Bernstein

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Published by Joseph Henry Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJeremy Bernstein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQD
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22753284M
ISBN 109780309102964

Now, in The Plutonium Files, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Eileen Welsome reveals for the first time the breadth of the extraordinary fifty-year cover-up surrounding the plutonium injections, as well as the deceitful nature of thousands of other experiments conducted on American citizens in the postwar years. The Human Plutonium Injection Experiments William Moss and Roger Eckhardt T he human plutonium injection experiments carried out during and after the Manhattan Project have received tremendous noto-riety in the past year or so owing to the Pulitzer-prize winning journalism of Eileen Welsome in the Albuquerque Tribune in

Plutonium has 15 isotopes with mass numbers ranging from to All isotopes of plutonium are radioactive, but they have widely varying half-lives. The half-life is the time it takes for half the atoms of an element to decay. The various isotopes also have different principal decay modes. Jul 18,  · Plutonium was first produced and detected in Twenty-seven years later, in , the Plutonium Handbook was published, quickly establishing itself as the authoritative source on plutonium science and technology. Now, 52 years and scads of research later, the Plutonium Handbook is getting an update. The second edition—edited by David.

The Metallurgy of Nuclear Fuel: Properties and Principles of the Technology of Uranium, Thorium and Plutonium is a systematic analysis of the metallurgy of nuclear fuel, with emphasis on the physical, mechanical, and chemical properties as well as the technology of uranium, thorium, and plutonium, together with their alloys and compounds. Plutonium is the chemical element with the atomic number 94 and chemical symbol mpcs.online is a highly radioactive mpcs.online is the metal used in most nuclear mpcs.online chemical element plutonium has some different mpcs.online most important isotope of plutonium is Pu (or plutonium). It takes 24, years for half of a sample of plutonium to decay, which is called its half-life.


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Experience the best CoD has to offer, with a grain of nostalgia. Fifty years after publication of the original Plutonium Handbook, this timely and authoritative 2nd edition provides unparalleled coverage of plutonium research.

Topics span the history of the discovery of plutonium, properties of plutonium isotopes, chemistry and properties of plutonium metal and alloys, plutonium aging, thermodynamic trends. May 28,  · Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters - Kindle edition by Kate Brown.

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Plutonium is a member of the actinide group in the periodic table. Plutonium atoms have 94 electrons and 94 protons with 2 valence electrons in the outer shell. There are neutrons in the most abundant isotope. Characteristics and Properties Under standard conditions plutonium is a.

"Now, in The Plutonium Files, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Eileen Welsome reveals for the first time the breadth of the extraordinary fifty-year cover-up surrounding the plutonium injections, as well as the deceitful nature of thousands of other experiments conducted on 5/5(3).

Editorial Reviews "Plutonium is a strong candidate for the weirdest, most fascinating, and most frightening element in the periodic table. For it to be the subject of a book by the acclaimed physicist turned science writer Jeremy Bernstein promises a great deal.4/5.

While many transnational histories of the nuclear arms race have been written, Kate Brown provides the first definitive account of the great plutonium disasters of the United States and the Soviet Union. In Plutopia, Brown draws on official records and dozens of interviews to tell the extraordinary stories of Richland, Washington and Ozersk, Russia-the first two cities in the world to produce.

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Jan 28,  · Welsome's excellent book The Plutonium Files reminds us once again that 'eternal vigilance is the price of liberty (and of good health and longevity it would seem).' She deserves all the accolades she has received and our thanks.

Guest: More than 1 year ago: This is an excellent though not so well known book. /5(12). Feb 04,  · The final part of my original plan, covering how plutonium is made for use in weapons, collected and compiled from public sources, this covers the isotopes a.

Plutonium is commonly considered a man-made element, as the vast majority of plutonium found today has been artificially generated in nuclear reactors (Table 1).Small quantities of naturally occurring plutonium isotopes, however, result from the remains of supernova explosions (Pu and Pu) and the continuous spontaneous fission of U in uranium-rich ores (Pu).Feb 23,  · Purchase Plutonium in the Environment, Volume 1 - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1.How dangerous is Plutonium? There are essentially two risks: bombs, and pollution.

Bernstein does a good job covering the bombs & the possible use of different mixes of isotopes of Plutonium. It's an easier subject, for sure, than the statistics of cancer etc. Bernstein is a physicist, and this book really concentrates on the physics of Plutonium.4/5(3).