Nuclear War I and Other Major Nuclear Disasters of the 20th Century

AuthorHouse, 2007 - 316 pages

During the 20th century, hundreds of thousands of people died from the use of nuclear weapons in Nuclear War I and other nuclear disasters. Dr. Newtan's book describes the disastrous consequences of the following nuclear developments all of which occurred in the 20th century:

The Trinity Test of a nuclear device (explosion)

The destruction of Hiroshima by a uranium bomb

The destruction of Nagasaki by a plutonium bomb

The hydrogen bomb, neutron bomb, and cobalt bomb

Radioactive fallout

Radiological weapons

The BRAVO Test (hydrogen bomb)

Three Mile Island nuclear reactor disaster

Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster

Fermi I breeder reactor disaster

Nuclear submarine disasters (U.S., U.S.S.R.)

Thresher nuclear submarine disaster

Scorpion nuclear submarine disaster

Nuclear satellite disasters

Lost nuclear weapons

Lost nuclear fissile materials for weapons

Nuclear waste disasters

Acts of war on nuclear facilities

Nuclear terrorism

Proliferation of nuclear weapons

Nuclear reactors in space

Nuclear weapons in space

Nuclear waste can it be safely stored for millennia?

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