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Marie Curie: The Discoverer of Radium
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Maria Sklodowska was a Polish girl who wanted a proper education. She changed her name to and went to university in France. She met and married Pierre Curie and began to work with radioactivity. Marie Curie became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. Hers was a life filled with firsts. Find out more about this discoverer of radium in this short bio.
Marie Curie: Radium, Polonium
Price: $3.50 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.
Cab's Lantern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A struggling dive shop operator and a marine biology graduate student happen upon an antique ship's lantern that continues to glow deep underwater, along with a massive barracuda that appears to be standing guard. Their subsequent search for rational explanations takes them on a journey of scientific and emotional discovery that puts their dreams, and their lives, in peril.
Canadian Rockies with Kids
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 63,580. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The Canadian Rockies are full of spectacular mountains and at least as many rewarding experiences for your family. Yet snow-capped peaks are only the tip of the Rockies’ iceberg, in terms of the many rewarding experiences the region has to offer. This is a land of grizzly bears, gold prospectors, badlands and buffalo jumps. It’s a place where cowboys, railway tycoons and native warriors have all l
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Medical Consequences of Nuclear Warfare: Radiation, Radionuclide Contamination, Power Plant Accidents, Chernobyl (Emergency War Surgery Series)
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
This authoritative textbook produced by the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute in Bethesda, Maryland provides a thorough and comprehensive description of every facet of radiation injury and treatment, not limited only to nuclear warfare.
Radionuclide and Radioisotope Encyclopedia: Cesium-137, Iodine-131, Plutonium, Cobalt, Tritium, Radium, Strontium, Technetium-99, Thorium, Uranium - Radiation Health Effects and Toxicology
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 571,600. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This authoritative, 1800 page collection of official documents provides comprehensive details about the health and medical impacts of eleven important radioisotopes, some of which are major factors in nuclear power plant accidents: Cesium-137, Iodine-131, Plutonium, Cobalt, Tritium, Radium, Strontium, Technetium-99, Thorium, Uranium, and Americium.