ATOMIC ENERGY The Story of Nuclear Science by
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ATOMIC ENERGY The Story of Nuclear Science

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A boon to scientific teenagers, this offers a clear understanding of the atom, its nature, structure and parts, the powers of atomic energy and man's achievements in harnessing it. The unique feature here is the emphasis on safe home-experimentation which youngsters are encouraged to engage in making possible a fuller appreciation of the data given. Among the many experiments integrated in the text, are instructions on building a model atom, constructing an electrometer, making a homemade diffusion cloud chamber, and taking pictures of radioactive materials. An excellent aid to a more concrete understanding of the age into which these readers were born.

Pub Date: April 26th, 1961
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace