Strange Glow

Author: Timothy J. Jorgensen
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880521
Size: 58.55 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
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691178349
Size: 73.95 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: 19.23 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: 50.87 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: 60.46 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.

A Field Guide To Radiation

Author: Wayne Biddle
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101581158
Size: 59.31 MB
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A Field Guide to Radiation is an essential, engaging handbook that offers wisdom and common sense for today's increasingly nuclear world.

Banned

Author: Frederick Rowe Davis
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 030021037X
Size: 11.39 MB
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Rachel Carson’s eloquent book Silent Spring stands as one of the most important books of the twentieth century and inspired important and long-lasting changes in environmental science and government policy.

Radiation

Author: Robert Peter Gale
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0307959694
Size: 29.66 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 Religion Of Technology

Author: David F Noble
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307828530
Size: 21.91 MB
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Here the book suggests that the convergence of technology and religion has outlived its usefulness, that though it once contributed to human well-being, it has now become a threat to our survival.