Bomb: The Race To Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon (newbery Honor Book)Rating
- Number of Pages: 272
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- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory developed a shocking discovery: When placed subsequent to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. This is going to be the story of the atomic bomb. In Great Britain and also the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into the scientific community; in Norway, a commando force slipped behind enemy lines to attack German heavy-water manufacturing; and deep in the desert, a single brilliant group of scientists was hidden away at a remote site at Los Alamos. This actually is the story employing the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents.
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