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The uranium people

by Leona Marshall Libby

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Published by Crane, Russak in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear energy -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLeona Marshall Libby.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC773.3.U5 L52
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 341 p., [16] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages341
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4400598M
      ISBN 100844813001
      LC Control Number79001463

      Uranium excitement was not limited to the redrock desert. In the s and s, Salt lake City became known as the "Wall Street of Uranium Stocks." Triggered by a promoter named Jay Walters, Jr., a mania for buying penny stocks to finance developing uranium mines swept the country.   “There was a criminal investigation related to Uranium One already and it seems because of political considerations, it was kept from the American people,” Tom .

      Uranium is certainly one of the most famous, or perhaps I should say infamous, elements. It is the heaviest naturally occurring element. It is actually more abundant in the earth's crust than silver. It is one of eight elements named in honour of celestial objects, but you might not think that uranium deserves to be named after the planet Uranus. The decay of uranium to lead is not achieved by a single step but rather involves a whole series of different elements, actinoid element: Nuclear properties of the actinoids In the uranium series, masses have been shown to be such that they are represented by 4n + 2; in the actinium series, by 4n + 3.

      People that live near hazardous waste sites, people that live near mines, people that work in the phosphate industry, people that eat crops grown on contaminated soil or people that drink water from a uranium waste disposal point may experience a higher exposure than other people. Uranium glazes are banned, but some artists that still use them. Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country: : Voyles, Traci Brynne: Fremdsprachige Bücher.


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