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Introduction to atomic energy.

William G. Atkinson

Introduction to atomic energy.

by William G. Atkinson

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Published by J. F. Rider Publisher in New York .
Written in English

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  • Nuclear energy -- Popular works.

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    SeriesA Rider publication,, no. 271
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC778 .A86
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p.
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5799435M
    LC Control Number60012439
    OCLC/WorldCa3164742

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After World War II, the Atomic Energy Commission was established and later the International Atomic Energy Agency.

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