Atomic energy & the safety controversy

by Facts on File (Firm)

Publisher: Facts on File in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 167 Downloads: 960
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Subjects:

  • Atomic energy industries -- Safety measures.,
  • Atomic energy industries -- Accidents.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Grace M. Ferrara ; writers, Ira Freedman ... (et al.).
SeriesCheckmark books
ContributionsFerrara, Grace M., Freedman, Ira.
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21084883M

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