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Strange glow : the story of radiation / Timothy J. Jorgensen.

By: Jorgensen, Timothy J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: WN600 .J674 2016Publication: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, c2016Description: xiii, 490 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780691165035; 0691165033.Subject(s): Radiation | Radiation -- Health aspects | Radiation -- Toxicology
Contents:
Nuclear jaguars -- Part one. Radiation 101 : the basics. Now you see it : radiation revealed -- Seek and you shall find : radioactivity everywhere -- Splitting hairs : atomic particles and nuclear fission -- Part two. The health effects of radiation. Painted into a corner : radiation and occupational illness -- The Hippocratic paradox : radiation cures cancer -- Location, location, location : radiation sickness -- Snow warning : radioactive fallout -- After the dust settles : measuring the cancer risk of radiation -- Breeding season : genetic effects -- Crystal clear : the target for radiation damage -- Part three. Weighing the risks and benefits of radiation. Silent spring : radon in homes -- A tale of two cities : diagnostic radiography -- Sorry, wrong number : cell phones -- Hot tuna : radioactivity in food -- Blue moon : nuclear power plant accidents -- The things they carried : geopolitical radiation threats Epilogue. N-Rays.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-464) and index.

Nuclear jaguars -- Part one. Radiation 101 : the basics. Now you see it : radiation revealed -- Seek and you shall find : radioactivity everywhere -- Splitting hairs : atomic particles and nuclear fission -- Part two. The health effects of radiation. Painted into a corner : radiation and occupational illness -- The Hippocratic paradox : radiation cures cancer -- Location, location, location : radiation sickness -- Snow warning : radioactive fallout -- After the dust settles : measuring the cancer risk of radiation -- Breeding season : genetic effects -- Crystal clear : the target for radiation damage -- Part three. Weighing the risks and benefits of radiation. Silent spring : radon in homes -- A tale of two cities : diagnostic radiography -- Sorry, wrong number : cell phones -- Hot tuna : radioactivity in food -- Blue moon : nuclear power plant accidents -- The things they carried : geopolitical radiation threats Epilogue. N-Rays.

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