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|Title: A Field Guide to Radiation - eBook
By: Wayne Biddle
Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Penguin Books
|Publication Date: 2012
Stock No: WW48386EB
Nuclear energy, X-rays, radon, cell phones . . . radiation is part of the way we live on a daily basis, and yet the sources and repercussions of our exposure to it remain mysterious. Now Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Wayne Biddle offers a first-of-its-kind guide to understanding this fundamental aspect of the universe. From fallout to radiation poisoning, alpha particles to cosmic rays, Biddle illuminates the history, meaning, and health implications of one hundred scientific terms in succinct, witty essays. A Field Guide to Radiation is an essential, engaging handbook that offers wisdom and common sense for today's increasingly nuclear world.
The Washington Post
"Witty, succinct and handily organized in an AZ format."
"An indispensable volume for every library. . . . A very readable mini-encyclopedia."
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