Strange Glow

Author: Timothy J. Jorgensen
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880521
Size: 21.61 MB
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Jorgensen introduces key figures in the story of radiation—from Wilhelm Roentgen, the discoverer of x-rays, and pioneering radioactivity researchers Marie and Pierre Curie, to Thomas Edison and the victims of the recent Fukushima Daiichi ...

Strange Glow

Author: Timothy J. Jorgensen
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ISBN: 9780691178349
Size: 63.50 MB
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In this lucid book, Timothy Jorgensen explains the mechanics of radiation, tells the stories of those who helped uncover it, and gives us a careful assessment of how it continues to influence people and society.

Strange Glow

Author: Timothy J. Jorgensen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691165035
Size: 66.35 MB
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In this lucid book, Timothy Jorgensen explains the mechanics of radiation, tells the stories of those who helped uncover it, and gives us a careful assessment of how it continues to influence people and society.

Radiation Risks In Perspective

Author: Kenneth L. Mossman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849379789
Size: 78.41 MB
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Radiation Risks in Perspective uses general concepts underlying radiological risk as a model to illuminate the fundamental problems in public perception, reaction, and policy when faced with possible health risks.

The Radium Girls

Author: Kate Moore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471153894
Size: 12.12 MB
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It is the powerful tale of a group of ordinary women from the Roaring Twenties, who themselves learned how to roar.

Radiation

Author: Robert Peter Gale
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0307959694
Size: 37.68 MB
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A forefront radiation expert who consulted during the Chernobyl and Fukushima crises and the author of The Mold in Dr. Florey's Coat identify the radioactive fundamentals of the planet while correcting myths to reveal the role of radiation ...

The Origin And Nature Of Life On Earth

Author: Eric Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107121884
Size: 50.54 MB
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Uniting the foundations of physics and biology, this groundbreaking multidisciplinary and integrative book explores life as a planetary process.

Herding Hemingway S Cats

Author: Kat Arney
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472910060
Size: 52.44 MB
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These are the 'recipes' that tell our cells how to make the building blocks of life, along with myriad control switches ensuring they're turned on and off at the right time and in the right place.