Atoms, Nature, and Man
by Neal O. Hines
Publisher: United States Atomic Energy Commission 1966
Number of pages: 65
This booklet describes the environmental investigations that have been conducted with the aid of the atom since the first atomic detonation near Alamogordo, New Mexico, in 1945. The story is one of beginnings that point the way, it is hoped, to a new understanding of the world in the atomic future.
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