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History of Atomic Energy


The collection consists primarily of book covers, government documents and assorted illustrations documenting the scientific, political and cultural elements of the atomic age, beginning with the first published account of the discovery of radioactivity in 1896 and spanning the twentieth century.

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Comprises "El Mundo al Diam" No. 13, 15 mars 1949.
First edition.

Vol. 74, No. 1, pp. 1-5 et passim.
"Sharpshooting at the Atom."
Mentions the potential liberation of vast amounts of energy through uranium fission.

Vol. 28, No. 9, pp. 90-100.
"THE ATOMIC BOMB: How Weapon that Launched a New Age was Produced; Here is what Americans Can and Must Know About It."
Stated purpose of the article "is to make public the information that Americans must have in order to…

Story of twenty-five Japanese women who travelled to the United States in 1955 to undergo reconstructive surgery to repair their injuries from the atomic bomb. Two of the Hiroshima Maidens had stayed with the Author's family when he was a child.