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Nuclear explosions and their effects

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Published by Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic bomb.,
  • Nuclear explosions.,
  • Radioactive fallout.,
  • Radioactivity -- Physiological effect.,
  • Blast effect.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementforeword by Jawaharlal Nehru.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1282.A8 N93
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 184 p., [7] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4713112M
    LC Control Number77985107


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