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  • One Rough Man

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

    by Brad Taylor ...
    Book 1 - Taskforce
    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

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Target Zero

    A gripping new British action thriller

    Book 2 - The Protector
    The Protector is back. Mickey Bale must hunt down military-grade warheads in this gripping British thriller from Anthony Riches.Former close protection officer Mickey Bale has a dangerous skillset. One that many men, good and bad, want to make use of. That's why a powerful oligarch wants to hire Mickey to protect him. And with his wife gone and his track record with the Met in tatters, Mickey ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    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

  • Quarterly Essay 27 Reaction Time

    Climate Change and the Nuclear Option

    by Ian Lowe ...
    Book 27 - Quarterly Essay
    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

    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

    $23.99 AUD

  • Enrico Fermi : Developers of the First Atomic Bomb

    (A Short Biography for Children)

    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

  • Solar Energy Systems

    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

  • 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

    $14.99 AUD

  • Nuclear Power: A Very Short Introduction

    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

    $11.99 AUD

  • The American Trap

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

    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

  • How Technology Works

    The facts visually explained

    by DK ...
    series How Things Work
    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

    $12.99 AUD

  • Chernobyl: the Final Warning

    The Final Warning

    On April 26, 1986 the event considered the worst nuclear disaster in history occurred in Chernobyl, Ukraine. While a number of deaths occurred at the time, the long-term effects of radiation were the greater concern. In the wake of the Chernobyl disaster, Dr. Gale, an expert on bone marrow transplantation, was summoned to Moscow by Mikhail Gorbachev, then General Secretary of the Communist Party ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • A Comprehensive Overview of General Fusion

    An insight into the fusion lab that can transform how we power our planet

    Our world is facing an energy crisis like no other as the global population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate and nonrenewable energy production is becoming more and more unsustainable. Consequently, the need to generate clean, sustainable, renewable energy is more crucial than ever before — something that can be achieved with the development of commercially and economically viable ... Read more

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  • Rickover: The Struggle for Excellence

    Admiral Hyman G. Rickover (1900-1986), the “Father of the Nuclear Navy,” was born Chaim Godalia Rickover in eastern Poland to Jewish parents. Fleeing Russian antisemitic pogroms in 1906 with his mother and sister, he joined his father, who had traveled to America since 1897, in New York City. The family soon moved to Chicago where Rickover’s father worked as a tailor. Congressman Adolph Sabath, a ... Read more

    $14.66 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

    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

  • Particle Physics Reference Library

    Volume 2: Detectors for Particles and Radiation

    This second open access volume of the handbook series deals with detectors, large experimental facilities and data handling, both for accelerator and non-accelerator based experiments. It also covers applications in medicine and life sciences.A joint CERN-Springer initiative, the “Particle Physics Reference Library” provides revised and updated contributions based on previously published material ... Read more

    Free

  • How to Drive a Nuclear Reactor

    by Colin Tucker ...
    series Springer Praxis Books
    Have you ever wondered how a nuclear power station works? This lively book will answer that question. It’ll take you on a journey from the science behind nuclear reactors, through their start-up, operation and shutdown. Along the way it covers a bit of the engineering, reactor history, different kinds of reactors and what can go wrong with them. Much of this is seen from the viewpoint of a trainee ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Nuclear Energy

    An Introduction to the Concepts, Systems, and Applications of Nuclear Processes

    Nuclear Energy is one of the most popular texts ever published on basic nuclear physics, systems, and applications of nuclear energy. This newest edition continues the tradition of offering a holistic treatment of everything the undergraduate engineering student needs to know in a clear and accessible way. The book presents a comprehensive overview of radioactivity, radiation protection, nuclear ... Read more

    $109.99 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

    $1.74 AUD

  • Atoms and Ashes

    From Bikini Atoll to Fukushima

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    'Absolutely stunning. . . a formidable achievement. A six-part historical thriller that is essential reading for both our politicians and the ordinary citizen' Kai BirdBest-selling historian Serhii Plokhy returns with an illuminating exploration of the atomic age through the history of six nuclear disastersIn 2011, a 43-foot-high tsunami crashed into a nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan. In ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Reflections on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident

    Toward Social-Scientific Literacy and Engineering Resilience

    This book focuses on nuclear engineering education in the post-Fukushima era. It was edited by the organizers of the summer school held in August 2011 in University of California, Berkeley, as part of a collaborative program between the University of Tokyo and UC Berkeley. Motivated by the particular relevance and importance of social-scientific approaches to various crucial aspects of nuclear ... Read more

    Free

  • 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

  • Une énergie dérangeante

    Nucléaire : une controverse durable ?

    series L'Académie en poche
    L’énergie nucléaire dérange. Elle suscite la controverse. Elle exacerbe la passion. Elle sème la division.Avons-nous vraiment le choix ? Notre consommation frénétique fait désormais peser une hypothèque sur la survie même de l’humanité.Le dossier est délicat. L’ouvrir appelle à démêler de subtiles interactions entre science, technique et société, à affronter parti-pris, dogmatisme et idéologie. Il ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD