Book by G. Miley on the history of his research

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crowberry
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Book by G. Miley on the history of his research

Postby crowberry » Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:46 pm

There is a book published in 2013 by G. Miley: "Life at the Center of the Energy Crisis: A Technologist's Search for a Black Swan".
Life at the Center of the Energy Crisis: A Technologist's Search for a Black Swan describes the story of the author's work and struggles in the field of energy research. The author's experience in the field spans from work with Admiral Rickover and the Nuclear Navy to research with NASA designing propulsion for spacecraft to travel to Mars. The book provides insights into the differences between nuclear research done during the Cold War by the two superpowers, and offers a commentary on the flaws in each system with hope for change in the future. The book also provides a look into the development of the nuclear engineering program at the University of Illinois from the author's years as a professor and an administrator.


http://www.amazon.com/Life-Center-Energy-Crisis-Technologists/dp/9814436488/

The table of contents of this book can be seen from the URL above as well as the index and some sample pages.
This also looks like an iteresting book, but I have not read it. Has anyone here read this book?

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Re: Book by G. Miley on the history of his research

Postby mattman » Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:09 pm

No I have not read it, but I am about to. Thanks for the heads up!


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