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Life Atomic - a book by Creager, Angela N. H.

Life Atomic

A History of Radioisotopes in Science and Medicine

Life Atomic( )
Author: Creager, Angela N. H.
Series title:Synthesis Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-01780-8
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $48.00
Book Description:

After World War II, the US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) began mass-producing radioisotopes, sending out nearly 64,000 shipments of radioactive materials to scientists and physicians by 1955. Even as the atomic bomb became the focus of Cold War anxiety, radioisotopes represented the government's efforts to harness the power of the atom for peace--advancing medicine, domestic energy, and foreign relations....
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Pages:512
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Radiology, Radiotherapy & Nuclear Medicine
Technology & Engineering / Industrial Technology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.804 Pounds

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