Our Nuclear Future: Facts, Dangers, and Opportunities

Our Nuclear Future: Facts, Dangers, and Opportunities

Our Nuclear Future: Facts, Dangers, and Opportunities

Our Nuclear Future: Facts, Dangers, and Opportunities

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This book has been written for the layman whohas no knowledge about atoms, bombs and radioactivity. Heknows that the world is made of atoms, that bombs mightdestroy it and that radioactivity could make it a place muchless agreeable to live in.

We should like to give some advice about the use of thebook: Each chapter can be read by itself. The chapters neednot be taken in the order in which they are printed. To readthem all will give a more complete understanding--and ifyou have time it is best to read them in the order they arearranged. Some of the earlier chapters perhaps overflow withfacts. In some later chapters we wish that more facts wereavailable. These latter the reader will probably understandand remember quite easily. He may not agree with all oftheir contents. On the other hand the more scientific chapters (II to VIII) will not be questioned but may be harder toread and to remember. It will be a help to keep this in mind:No chapter follows from another but most chapters are related and support some other part of the book.

Our knowledge about fallout is increasing rapidly. Some . . .

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