A Field Guide to Radiation

A Field Guide to Radiation

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A comprehensive and accessible guide to understanding how radiation affects our everyday lives 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 Prizea€“winning 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.It emits BETA PARTICLES and decays into a barium radionuclide that gives off strong GAMMA RAYS, thus creating both an ... carried by tainted food into the human body, which welcomes it as though it were natural potassiuma€”a nasty ruse.

Title:A Field Guide to Radiation
Author: Wayne Biddle
Publisher:Penguin - 2012-07-31

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