Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie To Hiroshima

Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie To Hiroshima
Tags: Diana Preston

The best-selling author of Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy describes the history of discoveries that led up to the dropping of the atomic bomb in 1945, ranging from Marie Curie's late-nineteenth-century discovery of radioactivity, to the contributions of Bohr, Einstein, Rutherford, and Oppenheimer to the creation of the first atomic bomb. Reprint.