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Author Cravens, Gwyneth.

Title Power to save the world : the truth about nuclear energy / Gwyneth Cravens.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    333.7924 CRA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 439 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-394) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Origins. Survival -- Always look at the whole -- Ambrosia Lake -- pt. 2. The invisible storm. Mother Nature and Fencepost Man -- Undark -- Into the strange city -- pt. 3. The hidden world. Risk and consequence -- Going to extremes -- Tiny beads -- pt. 4. The kingdom of electricity. Man's smudge -- From arrowheads to atoms -- Barriers -- Unobtainium -- pt. 5. Closing the circle. Ten thousand years -- The huge factory -- 32N164W -- Those who say it can't be done -- The gigantic crystal -- pt. 6. Borrowing from our children. The iron chamber -- "Water them anyway" -- The power within.
Subject Nuclear engineering -- United States.
Nuclear power plants -- United States.
ISBN 9780307266569 : $27.95

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