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The Atom. Volume 1, Number 1, January 1964 to Volume 18, Number 1, Winter 1980-81

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Published by Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory 1964-1980, Los Alamos, NM, 1964
Condition: good Soft cover
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Approx. 4,200 pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Maps. Address labels on back covers of some issues, index for 1967-1969. Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos or LANL for short) is a United States Department of Energy national laboratory initially organized during World War II for the design of nuclear weapons as part of the Manhattan Project. Los Alamos was selected as the top secret location for bomb design in late 1942, and officially commissioned the next year. At the time it was known as Project Y, one of a series of laboratories located across the United States given letter names to maintain their secrecy. Los Alamos was the centre for design and overall coordination, while the other labs concentrated on the production of uranium and plutonium bomb fuels. Los Alamos was the heart of the project, collecting together some of the world's most famous scientists, among them numerous Nobel Prize winners. The site was known variously as Project Y, Los Alamos Laboratory, and Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory through this period. 168 issues plus separate indexes for 1967, 1968, and 1969. Issuing frequency varies from monthly to bimonthly to quarterly. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Bookseller Inventory # 6243

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Title: The Atom. Volume 1, Number 1, January 1964 ...

Publisher: Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory 1964-1980, Los Alamos, NM

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition: good

Edition: 1st Edition

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