Envelope, Computer, Nuclear Bomb Effects

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This specialized slide rule was included in the back of a book "The Effects of Nuclear Weapons," to illustrate to specialists and interested lay members of the public what kind of destruction could be expected from the detonation of a hydrogen bomb. The book, with its accompanying slide rule, was widely distributed to libraries inthe U.S. The information contained in them was not classified.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Transfer from Atomic Energy Commission

Materials

Paper

Dimensions

3-D: 13.3 × 13.3cm (5 1/4 × 5 1/4 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose

Inventory Number

A20170083001