Worlds Within Worlds: The Story of Nuclear Energy, Volumes 1, 2 & 3 (Illustrated)

Worlds Within Worlds: The Story of Nuclear Energy, Volumes 1, 2 & 3 (Illustrated)

by Isaac Asimov

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Overview

In a way, nuclear energy has been serving man as long as he has existed. It has served all of life; it has flooded the earth for billions of years. The sun, you see, is a vast nuclear engine, and the warmth and light that the sun radiates is the product of nuclear energy.
In order for man to learn to produce and control nuclear energy himself, however (something that did not take place until this century), three lines of investigation--atoms, electricity, and energy--had to develop and meet.

This edition contains volumes I, II, & II, is fully illustrated, and has been formatted for your NOOK reader.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150891081
Publisher: Bronson Tweed Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Isaac Asimov was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was prolific and wrote or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards. His books have been published in 9 of the 10 major categories of the Dewey Decimal Classification.

Date of Birth:

January 20, 1920

Date of Death:

April 6, 1992

Place of Birth:

Petrovichi, Russia

Place of Death:

New York, New York

Education:

Columbia University, B.S. in chemistry, 1939; M.A. in chemistry, 1941; Ph.D. in biochemistry, 1948

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