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Author Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999.

Title Adventures in the atomic age : from Watts to Washington / Glenn T. Seaborg with Eric Seaborg.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  327.174 SE11    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  327.174 SE11    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  327.174 SEABORG    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 312 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents 1. A Michigan boyhood -- 2. California here we come -- 3. A free education -- 4. Graduate school wonderland -- 5. Apprentice to a master chemist -- 6. The bomb splits -- 7. Plutonium : a secret discovery -- 8. The Manhattan Project -- 9. Scaling up a billion times -- 10. Reflections on the bomb -- 11. Rearranging the table of elements -- 12. Back to the rad lab -- 13. The H-bomb and Oppenheimer -- 14. Big prizes : children, elements, and a Nobel -- 15. A Chancellor's three challenges -- 16. Kennedy's call : a move to Washington -- 17. LBJ : a president and a friend -- 18. Troubles with Nixon and a look inside the AEC -- 19. Nuclear power : its past and future -- 20. A professor again.
Subject Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999.
Science and state -- United States.
Nuclear energy -- Government policy -- United States.
Science consultants -- United States -- Biography.
Chemists -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Seaborg, Eric, 1954-
ISBN 0374299919 hardcover alkaline paper
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