The Angry Genie: One Man’s Walk Through the Nuclear Age

The Angry Genie: One Man’s Walk Through the Nuclear Age

Ken M. Peterson


Karl Z. Morgan used to be a physicist on the new york venture and Oak Ridge nationwide Laboratory, the place he used to be director of wellbeing and fitness physics from the past due Forties till his retirement in 1972. He collaborated with prime trial attorney Ken M. Peterson to write down this striking memoir in regards to the sunrise of the nuclear age and the ethical dilemmas linked to nuclear energy.

A deeply humane and non secular scientist, Morgan regards his personal function, in assembly the demanding situations offered by way of the "angry genie" of nuclear strength, with an analogous unblinking eye he specializes in govt, the army, and the nuclear undefined. He tells harrowing stories of radiation injuries and near-disasters, and exhibits the particular and power results of the clumsiness, recklessness, and carelessness of fallible human beings.

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