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Investigation into the U.S. Atomic Energy Project.

Investigation into the U.S. Atomic Energy Project.

hearings before the United States Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Eighty-First Congress, first session, on May 26, 1949.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

  • About the Edition

    Investigates allegations of AEC operations and security program mismanagement.

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 21 p.
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22310707M

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    History Formation and consolidation. In , during World War II, the United States started the Manhattan Project, a project to develop the atomic bomb, under the eye of the U.S. Army Corps of the war in , the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) was created to control the future of the project. Among other nuclear projects, the AEC produced fabricated uranium fuel cores at Agency executive: Dan Brouillette, Secretary of Energy. Unpublished records of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) indicate the Monument No. 2 site produced more uranium during its procurement program () than any other mine in the State of Arizona. Production tonnage in published records ranged from , tons in Gregg and Evensen () to , tons in Scarborough ().

    Joe Wiseman Howland, M.D., Ph.D. (21 December – 12 October ) a pioneer researcher in radiation toxicity, health and d served as a Major in the U.S. Army as Chief, Research Branch, Medical Division on the Manhattan worked in the Medical Division of the Atomic Energy Project at the University of Rochester. Dr. Howland was a consultant on radiation exposure. Oughterson, A W, LeRoy, G V, Liebow, A A, Hammond, E C, Barnett, H L', Rosenbaum, J D, and Schneider, B A. MEDICAL EFFECTS OF ATOMIC BOMBS THE REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMISSION FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECTS OF THE ATOMIC BOMB IN JAPAN VOLUME States: N. p., Web.


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