TITLE

We Took the Atom Sub to Sea

AUTHOR(S)
Wilkinson, Eugene P.
PUB. DATE
April 1955
SOURCE
Saturday Evening Post;4/16/1955, Vol. 227 Issue 42, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience being an officer in the U.S. Navy and have boarded an atomic-powered submarine. He related he had wondered whether the crews on board would be exposed to any significant amount of radioactivity during the first week of travel of the submarine. Another thing that has become his concern was the reaction of the submarine at the bottom of the sea taking into consideration the behavior of the atoms.
ACCESSION #
19452997

 

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