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Marie Curie: Radium, Polonium
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Marie Curie was one of the most remarkable scientists of the modern age. Her contributions to the study of radioactivity laid the groundwork for a generation of scientists. In this brief book, the reader is introduced, in basic terms, to Marie Curie and her life work. The book is written for the lay reader, not for someone with a science background.
Earth in the Crosshair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A meteorite, several miles in diameter had us in its cross-hair. We built a huge H-bomb, and with a rocket sent it up to either destroy or deflect this mountain in the sky. Instead of deflecting the meteorite, the bomb smashed it to pieces. Now instead of one huge meteorite that would have fallen close to Midway Island, we now had thousand that will hit around the entire world.
What Is Radioactivity? The Basics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In January of 2016, North Korea announced it had tested a hydrogen bomb. Whether or not this technology is part of the North Korean arsenal, it is part of our world. What Is Radioactivity? The Basics explains, in simple terms, the principles of the atomic and hydrogen bombs, the implications of nuclear energy and the history of atomic science. This is a remarkably easy read for the non scientist.
Flying Reactors: The Political Feasibility of Nuclear Power in Space - Cassini, Atoms for Peace, History of Space Nuclear Power, Project Prometheus, NASA and Air Force Missions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper addresses the question: What mechanism(s) would improve the political feasibility of a nuclear power program for US space operations?
Fermilab Radiological Control Program Manual: ALARA, Radioactive Material Control, Waste Management, Dosimetry, Monitoring, Exposure, Health Support, Surveys, Accelerators
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,490. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
This detailed manual provides vital and informative descriptions of radioactive material control, ALARA, waste management, dosimetry, monitoring, exposure, health support, surveys, and applicability to the Fermilab accelerators.
Quantum Mechanics 4: Spin, Lasers, Pauli Exclusion & Barrier Penetration
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Waves & Wave Mechanics
In this book, we delve deeper into wavefunctions and explore more Quantum Mechanical mysteries: barrier penetration and spin. We’ll discover how barrier penetration allows particles to “pass through” walls, enables radioactivity, makes star shine, and powers microelectronics in all our digital devices.
2011 Master Guide to Nuclear Weapons: Nuclear Matters, Response to a Nuclear Detonation, Effects of Nuclear Weapons - Comprehensive Coverage of Atomic Weapons, Radioactivity, and Fallout
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 309,810. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The most comprehensive single ebook available on nuclear weapons, with three crucial government documents: Nuclear Matters: A Practical Guide to American Nuclear Weapons; 2010 Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation; The Effects of Nuclear Weapons - Glasstone and Dolan Authoritative Military Reference on Atomic Explosions.
The Effects of Nuclear Weapons - Glasstone and Dolan Authoritative Military Reference on Atomic Explosions, Blast Damage, Radiation, Fallout, EMP, Biological, Radio and Radar Effects
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 183,340. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
For the first time in e-book format, here is the widely-acclaimed definitive standard reference book on nuclear weapons: the final, third edition of the authoritative Department of Defense text compiled by Samuel Glasstone and Philip Dolan. Every aspect of nuclear explosions is fully detailed - the blast, radioactivity, fallout, EMP, biological damage to people, plants, and animals, and more.
Practice Makes Perfect in Chemistry: Nuclear Energy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
One of the best ways to succeed in Chemistry is to practice taking real test questions. This volume contains 183 problems on Nuclear Energy divided into four chapters: Natural Radioactivity, Transmutation, Fission and Fusion, Beneficial Uses of Isotopes, and Miscellaneous. Try the problems. With a little Practice, Practice, Practice, you’ll be Perfect, Perfect, Perfect. Good Luck!!!
Practice Makes Perfect in Chemistry: Nuclear Chemistry with Answers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
One of the best ways to succeed in Chemistry is to practice taking real test questions. This volume contains 183 problems on Nuclear Energy divided into four chapters: Natural Radioactivity, Transmutation, Fission and Fusion, Beneficial Uses of Isotopes, and Miscellaneous. All answers are provided. Try the problems. With a little Practice, Practice, you’ll be Perfect, Perfect. Good Luck!!!