CREATORU.S. Atomic Energy Commission
TITLEAEC Atom Information Booklets
DATE ACCESSED4 October 2014

This site contains links to the contents of booklet series Understanding the Atom and The World of the Atom, a total of over 75 booklets published by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) in the 1960s and 1970s to educate the American public on nuclear energy. Taken together, the booklets comprise the history of nuclear science and its applications at the time. Authored by scientists, the booklets are an example of the AEC’s efforts to promote the benefits of nuclear science in the immediate post-World War II period.

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