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Radiation

Author: James A Mahaffey
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the nature of radiation in its many forms and explores what is and isn't dangerous about radiation, explaining its effects in matter in both living and non-living things.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Mahaffey, James A.
Radiation.
New York : Facts On File, ©2011
(DLC) 2010049237
(OCoLC)606772075
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James A Mahaffey
ISBN: 9781438137568 1438137567
OCLC Number: 774282582
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 156 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Types and sources of radiation --
The effects of radiation --
Radiation and the environment --
Industrial and medical uses of radiation --
Radiation detection and measuring --
Radiation avoidance and protection --
Medical treatment of radiation poisoning.
Responsibility: James A. Mahaffey.

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