Uranium : war, energy, and the rock that shaped the world
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New York : Viking, 2009.
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xii, 337 pages ; 24 cm.
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9780670020645, 0670020648

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-318) and index.
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The fascinating story of the most powerful source of energy the earth can yield.
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Uranium is a common element in the earth's crust, and the only naturally occurring mineral with the power to end all life on the planet. After World War II, it reshaped the global order. Marie Curie gave us hope that uranium would be a miracle panacea, but the Manhattan Project gave us reason to believe that civilization would end with apocalypse. Slave labor camps in Africa and Eastern Europe were built around mine shafts, and America would knowingly send more than 600 uranium miners to their graves in the name of national security. Fortunes have been made from this yellow dirt; massive energy grids have been run from it. Fear of it panicked the American people into supporting a questionable war with Iraq and its specter threatens to create another conflict in Iran. Now, some are hoping it can help avoid a global warming catastrophe.--From publisher description.
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Zoellner, T. (2009). Uranium: war, energy, and the rock that shaped the world. New York: Viking.

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Zoellner, Tom. 2009. Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World. New York: Viking.

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Zoellner, Tom, Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World. New York: Viking, 2009.

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Zoellner, Tom. Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World. New York: Viking, 2009. Print.

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