U.S. ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION. Understanding the Atom. Oak Ridge, TN: USAEC Division of Technical Information Extension, 1963-1969.
Lot 102
U.S. ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION.
Understanding the Atom. Oak Ridge, TN: USAEC Division of Technical Information Extension, 1963-1969.
US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£ 720 - 1,100

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U.S. ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION. Understanding the Atom. Oak Ridge, TN: USAEC Division of Technical Information Extension, 1963-1969.
U.S. ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION.
Understanding the Atom. Oak Ridge, TN: USAEC Division of Technical Information Extension, 1963-1969.
58 volumes (2 duplicates). 8vo (215 x 139 mm). Stapled into original color illustrated wrappers. Some occasional light surface wear, pencil marks, a few with library markings.

WITH: Preliminary Safety Analysis Report for the Hall of Science Triga Reactor. New York: Hall of Science of the City of New York, 1970. Detailed proposal and feasibility study for a planned nuclear reactor to be located in Flushing-Corona park on Long Island. Includes maps of the proposed location and details of the construction plans for a reactor that was never to be. Yellow card covers. Lightly rubbed and thumbed.

The United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) was a US government agency established by Congress after WWII to control and promote the peacetime development of atomic science and technology. These technical pamphlets, published as part of the Atomic Energy Commission's educational assistance program cover various topics; titles in the series include: Fallout from Nuclear Tests; Nuclear Propulsion for Space; Cryogenics, The Uncommon Cold; The Genetic Effects of Radiation; Snap. Nuclear Space Reactors; and The Elusive Neutrino to name but a few. This lot, comprising 56 separate titles, probably represents a complete run of this publication. Duplicated titles include Power Reactors in Small Packages (1964 and 1968 editions) and Radioactive Waste (1965 and 1969 editions). A complete listing of titles is available upon request.
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