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Fermi, Laura
The story of atomic energy / by Laura Fermi
New York : Random House, c1961
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 Juvenile Historic/1st Flr/ Check out to UM-D students, faculty & staff  jTJ.Ferm5S7 1961    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Nuclear energy -- History -- Juvenile literature
Atomic bomb -- History -- Juvenile literature
Nuclear energy -- Research -- History -- Juvenile literature
Atoms -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 184 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes index
Summary This book describes how man conquered the atom, beginning many centuries ago with a Greek philosopher named Democritus, then covering the many contributions made across time by scientists from England, France, Germany, Italy, and Denmark. The story of atomic energy did not end with the creation of the atomic bomb. Scientists learned to harness the power of the atom for peaceful purposes, benefiting such fields as industry and medicine along, with other fields of research
Series World landmark books
Alternate Author Mardigian Endowment, 2013

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