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  • Chernobyl

    History of a Tragedy

    by Serhii Plokhy

    Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize 2018'An insightful and important book, that often reads like a good thriller, and that exposes the danger of mixing powerful technology with irresponsible politics' - Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens'As moving as it is painstakingly researched. . . a cracking read' - Viv Groskop, ObserverThe gripping story of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, from an acclaimed ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Midnight in Chernobyl

    The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

    by Adam Higginbotham

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Superb, enthralling and necessarily terrifying . . . every step feels spring-loaded with tension... extraordinary.' The New York TimesThe story of Chernobyl is more complex, more human, and more terrifying than the Soviet myth. Adam Higginbotham has written a harrowing and compelling narrative which brings the 1986 disaster to life through the eyes of the men and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Atomic Accidents

    A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: From the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima

    by Jim Mahaffey

    A “delightfully astute” and “entertaining” history of the mishaps and meltdowns that have marked the path of scientific progress (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).Radiation: What could go wrong? In short, plenty. From Marie Curie carrying around a vial of radium salt because she liked the pretty blue glow to the large-scale disasters at Chernobyl and Fukushima, dating back to the late nineteenth ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • One Rough Man

    A gripping military thriller from ex-Special Forces Commander Brad Taylor

    by Brad Taylor

    series Taskforce #1
    Their existence is as essential as it is illegal.They call it the Taskforce. They operate outside of the law. Their organisation eradicates terrorists across the globe. But they've lost their best operator. Tragedy ruined Pike Logan.An attack is mere days away. Whether he's ready or not, the Taskforce are forced to put Logan back into action. But can a broken man still save the world?Perfect for ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 27 Reaction Time

    Climate Change and the Nuclear Option

    by Ian Lowe

    series Quarterly Essay #27
    Australia is at a crossroads: if we are to halt global warming, do we need to stride resolutely into a nuclear future?In this engrossing and persuasive essay, Ian Lowe discusses his one-time belief in the benefits of nuclear power and explains why that belief has faltered. He engages with the leading environmentalists, like James Lovelock, who advocate going nuclear, as well as with the less ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Fallout from Fukushima

    by Richard Broinowski

    On a calm afternoon in March 2011, a force-nine earthquake jolted the Pacific Ocean seabed east of Japan. Forty minutes later, a tsunami 21 metres high crashed onto the coast of Fukushima, Miyagi, and Iwate prefectures. Towns collapsed, villages were destroyed, and 16,000 people were swept away. The earthquake and tsunami also resulted in another terrifying calamity — explosions and meltdowns at a ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Enrico Fermi : Developers of the First Atomic Bomb

    (A Short Biography for Children)

    by Best Children's Biographies

    Enrico Fermi : Developers of the First Atomic Bomb (A Short Biography for Children) Physicist Enrico Fermi built the prototype of a nuclear reactor and worked on the Manhattan Project to develop the first atomic bomb. Best Children's Biographies : Write a biography for kids by thinking about what a child would enjoy learning about a person, covering important achievements, creating an outline ... Read more

    $2.78 AUD

  • The Curve of Binding Energy

    A Journey into the Awesome and Alarming World of Theodore B. Taylor

    by John McPhee

    Theodore Taylor was one of the most brilliant engineers of the nuclear age, but in his later years he became concerned with the possibility of an individual being able to construct a weapon of mass destruction on their own. McPhee tours American nuclear institutions with Taylor and shows us how close we are to terrorist attacks employing homemade nuclear weaponry. ... Read more

    $14.62 AUD

  • Solar Energy Systems

    by Victor D. Levitt

    With This Easy To Use Manual Discover Solar Cooling, Solar Energy, Solar Energy Systems, Solar Home, Solar Home Improvements and Tax Deductions!  ... Read more

    $3.15 AUD

  • Nuclear Power: A Very Short Introduction

    by Maxwell Irvine

    series Very Short Introductions
    With the World desperate to find energy sources that do not emit carbon gasses, nuclear power is back on the agenda and in the news, following the increasing cost of fossil fuels and concerns about the security of their future supply. However, the term 'nuclear power' causes anxiety in many people and there is confusion concerning the nature and extent of the associated risks. Here, Maxwell Irvine ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • How Technology Works

    The facts visually explained

    by DK

    Have you ever asked yourself how the inventions, gadgets, and devices that surround us actually work? Discover the hidden workings of everyday technology with this graphic guide.How Technology Works demystifies the machinery that keeps the modern world going, from simple objects such as zip fasteners and can openers to the latest, most sophisticated devices of the information age, including smart ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Station Blackout

    Inside the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and Recovery

    by Charles A. Casto

    Sales Bullet PointsAuthor is a world leading authority on the management of nuclear power plants.Author travels and speaks internationally, at industry conferences and to major companies in the nuclear industry, as well as to government officials and agencies.In an era when climate change is front-page news, this book addresses one major component of that discussion—nuclear energy. ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Corporate and Foreign Interests Behind White House Push to Transfer U.S. Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabia: Trump Administration Whistleblowers Alarmed About Corporate Interests and Influence

    by Progressive Management

    On February 19, 2019, the Committee on Oversight and Reform issued an interim staff report prepared for Chairman Elijah E. Cummings after multiple whistleblowers came forward to warn about efforts inside the White House to rush the transfer of U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia. As explained in the first interim staff report, under Section 123 of the Atomic Energy Act, the United States may ... Read more

    $9.62 AUD

  • The American Trap

    My battle to expose America's secret economic war against the rest of the world

    by Frédéric Pierucci

    In 2014, France lost part of the control of its nuclear power plants to the United States. Frédéric Pierucci, former senior executive of one of Alstom's power company subsidiaries, found himself at the heart of this state scandal. His story goes to the very core of how he plotted the key features of the secret economic war that the United States is waging in Europe. And after being silenced for a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Eighth Element

    A Report on Thorium

    by Brian Basham

    Thorium is a better, safer, cheaper and more prolific replacement for uranium. It deserves to be given the title ‘The Eighth Element’, following Lord Browne’s book ‘Seven Elements That Have Changed the World’. He lists iron, carbon, gold, silver, uranium, titanium and silicon. This report explains why thorium should be added to the list. It sets out the case for thorium as a nuclear fuel, ... Read more

    $1.79 AUD

  • Super Static Containers

    by Edward E. Rochon

    A preface comments on my seeing a Ken Burns documentary on the Dust Bowl. Electric shocks and electric grid and communications problems were an effect. I thought of an electrostatic generating machine. Chapter 1 covers dust going through channel slits embedded in container walls, their dielectric properties and hardness. A wind generator is discussed and how to protect it from dust abrasion We use ... Read more

    $1.41 AUD

  • Dimensional Analysis and Self-Similarity Methods for Engineers and Scientists

    by Bahman Zohuri

    This ground-breaking reference provides an overview of key concepts in dimensional analysis, and then pushes well beyond traditional applications in fluid mechanics to demonstrate how powerful this tool can be in solving complex problems across many diverse fields. Of particular interest is the book’s coverage of dimensional analysis and self-similarity methods in nuclear and energy engineering. ... Read more

    $161.14 AUD

  • Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) - History from Atomic Reactors to Nuclear Waste Cleanup, Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, SL-1 Fatal Reactor Accident, Uranium and Plutonium

    by Progressive Management

    Two comprehensive histories of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) provide extensive information about the lab's role in the development of nuclear reactors and other technologies, covering the period from before its establishment in 1949 through 2010. Originally created as the National Reactor Testing Station (NRTS), the laboratory has evolved over the years and acquired a number of slightly ... Read more

    $13.58 AUD

  • Atomenergie und Atomzeitalter

    Zwölf Vorlesungen

    by Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker

    Die hier vereinigten Vorlesungen, zuerst in der Universität Göttingen und dann in einer Vortragsreihe des NDR Hamburg gehalten, sind ein wissenschaftlicher Rechenschaftsbericht. "Was schuldet der Atomphysiker im Atomzeitalter seinen Mitmenschen?" – fragt Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, und er gibt die Antwort: "Das mindeste, was er ihnen schuldet, ist möglichst nüchterne Information über Tatsachen, ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Fall and Rise of Nuclear Power in Britain

    A history

    by Simon Taylor

    Britain was a pioneer in civil nuclear power and there were high hopes in the 1950s that this could be a source of cheap electricity and a valuable export opportunity. In The Fall and Rise of Nuclear Power in Britain, Simon Taylor looks at why these hopes were never realised, and how we have come to see a new rise in nuclear power in recent years. Throughout the book, Taylor looks at: energy ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Extraction of Nuclear and Non-ferrous Metals

    by Sujay Kumar Dutta and 1 more

    series Topics in Mining, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering
    This book presents a comprehensive overview of non-ferrous metallurgy, especially its core principles and fundamental aspects, in a concise form. The book covers all basic concepts and definitions related to metal extraction, and provide succinct summaries of relevant metallurgical processes. It also covers the scientific and engineering aspects of nuclear processes and features special chapter on ... Read more

    $170.16 AUD

  • Natural Tracer Profiles Across Argillaceous Formations

    The CLAYTRAC Project

    by Collective

    This technical report describes the results of the Nuclear Energy Agency's CLAYTRAC project, in which natural tracer data from nine sites was evaluated to assess potential impacts of disposal of radiological waste in geological repositories. It shows scientific information from numerous sites and applies robust analytical methods to improve the understanding of radionuclide migration and evolution ... Read more

    $57.99 AUD

  • Fukushima Accident

    Radioactivity Impact on the Environment

    by Michio Aoyama and 2 more

    Fukushima Accident presents up-to-date information on radioactivity released to the atmosphere and the ocean after the accident on the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, on the distribution of radionuclides in the world atmosphere and oceans, and their impact on the total environment (man, fauna, and flora). The book will evaluate and discuss the post-Fukushima situation, emphasizing ... Read more

    $159.27 AUD

  • Geological Storage of Highly Radioactive Waste

    Current Concepts and Plans for Radioactive Waste Disposal

    by Roland Pusch

    The book describes and assesses current concepts for long-term disposal of highly radioactive waste. Different types of rock are discussed and assessed with respect to practical difficulties in construction of a repository, and the efficiency in isolating radioactive waste. Safety matters are most important and are treated in the respective chapters and in a final, conclusive chapter. Cost issues ... Read more

    $242.10 AUD