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Radiation : what it is, what you need to know / by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax.

Gale, Robert Peter. (Author). Lax, Eric. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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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 -

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  • ISBN: 0307950204
  • ISBN: 9780307950208
  • Physical Description: xi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First Vintage Books edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Radiation.
Environmental health.

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