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

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
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The boy who played with fusion
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extreme science, extreme parenting, and how to make a star
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Tom Clynes
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Title
The boy who played with fusion
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Offers an account of child genius Taylor Wilson's successful quest to build his own nuclear reactor at the age of 14, and an exploration of how gifted children can be nurtured to do extraordinary things
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Biography type
individual biography
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Cataloging source
OU/DLC
Dewey number
  • 539.7/64092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC774.W55
LC item number
C59 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Tom Clynes
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Extreme science, extreme parenting, and how to make a star
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
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"An Eamon Dolan book."
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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text
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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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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xv, 303 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780544085114
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014048519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
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  • ocn867078134
  • (OCoLC)867078134

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
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