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The boy who played with fusion, extreme science, extreme parenting, and how to make a star, Tom Clynes

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The boy who played with fusion, extreme science, extreme parenting, and how to make a star, Tom Clynes
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-295) and index
resource.biographical
contains biographical information
Illustrations
illustrationsplates
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The boy who played with fusion
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
867078134
Responsibility statement
Tom Clynes
Sub title
extreme science, extreme parenting, and how to make a star
Table Of Contents
The digger -- The pre-nuclear family -- Propulsion! -- Space camp -- The "responsible" radioactive boy scout -- The cookie jar -- In the (glowing) footsteps of giants -- Alpha, beta, gamma -- Trust but verify -- Extreme parenting -- Accelerating toward big science -- Heavy water -- Bright as the sun -- Bringing the sun down to earth -- The roots of prodigiousness -- The lucky donkey theory -- Twice as nice, half as good -- Atomic travel -- Champions for the gifted -- A Hogwarts for geniuses -- A fourth state of grape -- Heavy metal apron -- Birth of a star -- The neutron club -- A field of dreams, an epiphany in a box -- The father of all bombs -- We're just breathing your air -- The superbowl of science -- Scotch tape
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