Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World

Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World

Tom Zoellner


The fantastic biography of a mineral which can maintain our international- or smash it

Uranium happens certainly within the earth's crust-yet holds the facility to finish all lifestyles on the earth. this is often its primary paradox, and its tale is an engaging window into the valor, greed, genius, and folly of humanity. an issue for miners within the center a while, an suggestion to novelists and a boon to medication, a devastat­ing weapon on the finish of global battle II, and finally a polluter, killer, excuse for warfare with Iraq, strength deliverer of Armageddon and a potential final safety opposed to worldwide warming-Uranium is the riveting tale of the main strong aspect on the earth, and one that will form our destiny, for greater or worse.

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