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Edward Teller

The Real Dr. Strangelove

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HARDCOVER

$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674016699

Publication Date: 10/29/2004

Short

512 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

55 halftones, 1 line illustration

Not for sale in UK & British Commonwealth (except Canada)

  • List of Illustrations
  • Glossary of Characters
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. War, Revolution, Peace and Maths
  • 3. In the Company of Gods
  • 4. Twilight of a Golden Age
  • 5. America the Beautiful
  • 6. The Hungarian Conspiracy Skirmishes
  • 7. Maverick on the Mesa
  • 8. The Little Toe of the Ghost
  • 9. The Legacy of Hiroshima
  • 10. Wilderness Years
  • 11. The Taking of Washington
  • 12. Unholy Alliances
  • 13. A ‘Simple, Great and Stupid’ Mistake
  • 14. Technically So Sweet
  • 15. Mike
  • 16. ‘Soled’ to the Californians
  • 17. Bravo
  • 18. The Hearing
  • 19. Aftermath
  • 20. ‘Almost like Ivory Soap’
  • 21. A Matter of Detection
  • 22. Plowshare
  • 23. Confounding Camelot
  • 24. Struggling Uphill
  • 25. Bringing up the Props
  • 26. Excalibur
  • 27. Reykjavik
  • 28. Brilliant Pebbles
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix 1: The New Physics: the Path that Led to Quantum Mechanics
  • Appendix 2: Basic Information on the History of Fission
  • Appendix 3: The Sketch for the ‘Super’ that Evolved During the Berkeley Conference, Summer 1942
  • Notes and References
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index

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