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The Story of the Atom

Mae Blacker Freeman

The Story of the Atom

by Mae Blacker Freeman

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Published by Random House in New York, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mae and Ira Freeman; illustrated by René Martin.
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p., ill.
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7464827M
ISBN 100394901142
ISBN 109780394901145
OCLC/WorldCa1406616

The atom is the basic building block for all matter in the universe. Atoms are extremely small and are made up of a few even smaller particles. The basic particles that make up an atom are electrons, protons, and neutrons. Atoms fit together with other atoms to make up matter. It takes a lot of atoms to make up anything. Books shelved as atomic-bomb: Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin, The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold.

The Renaissance of Science: The Story of the Atom and Chemistry by Albert Martini. Publisher: Project Gutenberg Number of pages: Description: The year history of the atom and chemistry, from the Classic Greek Era to the present, is described in .   - Buy Hiroshima: The Story of the First Atom Bomb (Watts Nonfiction) book online at best prices in India on Read Hiroshima: The Story of the First Atom Bomb (Watts Nonfiction) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 1.

Overview The Happy Atom Story takes the principles of basic chemistry and weaves them into a fantasy tale that makes chemistry easy to understand and remember. The story was written for and loved by middle school students in the classroom. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Feinberg, Joseph George. Atom story. London, A. Wingate [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.


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First, “Atom” is one of the two best science books I’ve ever read. (*) Krauss is both an excellent writer and an outstanding story-teller.

The majority of this book is compelling, at least to a science geek like me. Carl Sagan famously said, “We are all star-stuff.” Krauss uses the fictional life of an oxygen atom to explain to the Cited by: 2.

The science books should be published by fall ; as publica-tion information becomes available, it will be posted on our Web The Story of the Atom (aimed at middle-schoolers, fascinating for adults) By Joy Hakim.

Greeks trusted their brains, and they understood that to. I enjoyed this book. It had many visuals to emphasize the information given. It also had many interesting details around the time of the atom bomb dropping.

There was a background of War World II and why the atom bomb was deemed necessary/5. Inthe English physicist James Chadwick (a student of Ernest Rutherford) discovered the existence of the neutron, completing our picture of the subatomic particles that make up an atom.

The story doesn’t end there either; physicists have since discovered that the protons and neutrons that make up the nucleus are themselves divisible. The Atom is a name shared by five fictional comic book superheroes from the DC Comics universe. The original Golden Age Atom, Al Pratt, was created by writer Bill O'Connor and artist Ben Flinton and first appeared in All-American Publications ' All-American Comics #19 (Oct.

On one hand, the book reads like a riveting novel as Wallace reveals the machinations and internal debates among the scientific community to devise a workable atomic bomb as quickly as possible But Countdown is also a profound story of decision making at the highest levels—and of pathos.” —Jay Winik, New York Times Book ReviewReviews: K.

"Countdown ," published by Simon & Schuster (a ViacomCBS company), tells the dramatic story of the days from Harry Truman's sudden and unexpected swearing-in as president to the dropping of.

The definitive history of nuclear weapons and the Manhattan Project. From the turn-of-the-century discovery of nuclear energy to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan, Richard Rhodes’s Pulitzer Prize–winning book details the science, the people, and the sociopolitical realities that led to the development of the atomic bomb.

The Renaissance of Science: The Story of the Atom, Mathematics, Astronomy and Physics by Albert Martini. Publisher: Project Gutenberg Number of pages: Description: This book presents the fundamental scientific developments in mathematics, physics and astronomy from the Classic Greek Era to the present time.

Simon & Schuster In Chris Wallace and Mitch Weiss' new book, "Countdown The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the Days That Changed the. Democritus is a Greek founder of my school, the Phoenix.

We call him the "father of Modern Science." Back in BC he believed that all matter consisted of tiny particles that were so small that they could not be broken down into any smaller pieces. He called them atomos which means invisible in Greek. The story of the atom is a fascinating tale of human quest for knowledge, a story of scientific adventure and success.

Atomic science has borne many fruits, and the harnessing of the atom’s power is only the spectacular end result. It acme about through the work of many inspired men whose ideas formed a kind of chain reaction of thoughts.

palestinianteach 4 years ago Great book, teaches kids a brief summary about the people who helped us get to where we are now in the knowledge about atoms.

The title of the book does not represent the scope of the book either. The first atomic bomb test doesn't happen until the midway point and less than a quarter of the book is actually about the bombings. The majority of the book is devoted to the politics that lead to the bombs being used/5().

A simplified account of the structure and splitting of the atom, emphasizing peacetime uses of atomic energy. Empire of the Atom is a science fiction novel by A.E. van Vogt. First published in by Shasta Publishers in an edition of copies, the novel is a fix-up of the first five of van Vogt's Gods stories which originally appeared in Astounding magazine.

The /5(42). The Walt Disney Story of Our Friend the Atom Haber, Heinz; [illustrations by] Coats, Claude, at al.; Published by Simon and Schuster, Inc, New York (). John Hersey’s piece exploring how six survivors experienced the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, and its aftermath.

The story about the discovery of the atom, the search of the scholars to unravel its secrets, always fascinated me. The text is written for young readers, like I was, when it was published, and certainly not really scientifically based/5(7).In the beginning there were two smart snakes from the Alchemy time.

They were smart but kind of stupid at the same time. Their names were Democritus.Drawing on primary sources and startling photographs, a renowned authority investigates the events that led up to the disaster at Hiroshima in — and discusses the consequences we are still living with today.

"My God, what have we done?" — Copilot of the ENOLA GAY, after dropping the first atomic bomb On August 6,the United States of America dropped the world¹s first atomic 4/5(1).