Synopses & Reviews
Suitable for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this work explores the discovery of radioactivity, properties and nature of radiation, absorption and ionization, and changes occurring in radioactive bodies. Additional topics include radioactivity in the atmosphere, ultimate products of radioactive change, and electrical theory of the nature of matter. 1904 edition.
In 1904, the distinguished scientist R. J. Strutt (Lord Rayleigh) published one of the first books on radioactivity. Clear and accurate, it is appropriate for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students. 1904 edition.