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Amir D. Aczel

Amir D. Aczel
Debra Gross Aczel

Amir D. Aczel is the bestselling author of Fermat’s Last Theorem, The Riddle of the Compass, and The Mystery of the Aleph, and a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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Uranium Wars by Amir D. Aczel--Audio ExcerptAudio

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Amir D. Aczel's book Uranium Wars: The Scientific Rivalry that Created the Nuclear Age. Uranium, a nondescript element when found in nature, in the past century has become more sought after than gold. Its nucleus is so heavy that it is highly unstable and radioactive. If broken apart, it unleashes the tremendous power within the atom—the most controversial type of energy ever discovered.

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Finding Zero

Amir D. Aczel
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

The story of how we got our numbers--told through one mathematician's journey to find zero

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Uranium Wars

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Amir D. Aczel
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Set against the shadow of World War II, this suspenseful account describes the fierce competition among the day's top scientists to harness nuclear power.

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