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A Nobel Prize–winning chemist explains the nature of radioactivity and the structure of the atom in nontechnical language in this classic scientific text, appropriate for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students. Beginning with the discovery of radioactivity, the text covers radium, the rays of radioactive substances, and radiums emanation. Additional topics include helium and radium, the theory of atomic disintegration, the origin of radium and its successive changes, radioactivity and the nature of matter, radioactivity and the evolution of the world, the thorium and actinium disintegration series, and the ultimate structure of matter. Concluding chapters examine the nuclear atom, isotopes, and x-rays. 1920 ed. 44 figures.

Book News Annotation:

The work was originally published by John Murray, London, in 1909; this is a reprint of the fourth edition of 1920. Nobel laureate Soddy explains radioactivity and the structure of the atom at the upper-level undergraduate and graduate level. His general topics include the discovery of radiation, radium, the rays of radioactive substances, radium emanation, helium and radium, the theory of atomic disintegration, the origin of radium and its successive changes, radioactivity and the nature of matter, radioactivity and the evolution of the world, the thorium and actinium disintegration series, the ultimate structure of matter, the nuclear atom, isotopes, and x-rays.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486438771
Author:
Soddy, Frederick
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Radiation
Subject:
Radioactivity
Subject:
Radium.
Subject:
Physics-Nuclear
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Dover Phoenix Editions
Publication Date:
20040825
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
44 figs
Pages:
276
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.63 in 1.08 lb

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Science and Mathematics » Chemistry » Physical Chemistry
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Nuclear
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Particle Physics

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