Radiation : what it is, what you need to know / by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library||363.179 GAL (Text)||78551000510992||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield||363.1799 Gale (Text)||31208912613876||non-fiction||In process||-|
- ISBN: 0307950204
- ISBN: 9780307950208
- Physical Description: xi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
- Edition: First Vintage Books edition.
- Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 
- Copyright: ©2013
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Assessing the risks -- Radiation from discovery to today -- The nature of radiation -- Radiation and cancer -- Genetic diseases, birth defects, and irradiated food -- Radiation and medicine -- Bombs -- Nuclear power and radioactive waste -- Summing up.
The authors explore the science, benefits, and risks of radiation exposure, drawing on current research and Gale's extensive research treating victims of radiation accidents around the globe.
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