Radioactivity A History of a Mysterious Science
In this vividly written and informative volume, Marjorie Malley presents a full history of radioactivity, the first book of this scope to focus exclusively on this once mysterious phenomenon. Malley leads the reader through the twists and turns, surprises and dead ends which researchers experienced as they pursued their goal of understanding this strange discovery. She provides historical background, discusses various applications of radioactivity, and examines philosophical issues connected with this force.
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