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Invisible Rays: A History of Radioactivity G.I. Brown

Invisible Rays: A History of Radioactivity

G.I. Brown

Published July 25th 2002
ISBN : 9780750926676
Hardcover
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This volume explores the history of radioactivity through the biographies of those who discovered its elements and potential, including Marie and Pierre Curie, Becquerel, Klaproth, Lord Rutherford and Geiger. The author discusses the development andMoreThis volume explores the history of radioactivity through the biographies of those who discovered its elements and potential, including Marie and Pierre Curie, Becquerel, Klaproth, Lord Rutherford and Geiger. The author discusses the development and use of radioactivity in all forms, such as atomic bombs and piles, in radiotherapy, in carbon dating, in food irradiation, as tracers, and in industry and agriculture.