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Atomic power development and private enterprise

hearings before the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, eighty-third Congress, first session.

by United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy.

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Published by The Committee in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear energy.,
  • Nuclear energy -- Government policy -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 649 p. :
    Number of Pages649
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23523627M
    OCLC/WorldCa22565726

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