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Radiation in the Environment, 2nd Ed.

Radiation in the Environment, 2nd Ed.

This is a free, online textbook. According to Textbook Revolution, "This book on radiation was in print for two editions, but now that it is out of print the copyright has reverted back to the author. Professor Hunt has updated it, changed the copyright to a creative commons license, digitized the book, and asked Textbook Revolution to host the files. We’re proud to be the sole online source of this text. From the text: In the post-nuclear era the word ‘radiation’, in the popular lexicon, has taken on a specialized and negative meaning. Largely because of media misinterpretation the word now suggests to the non-scientist the malignant effects associated with the misuse of nuclear energy. But ‘radiation’ is not all harmful, nor indeed is it all nuclear in origin. It is essential, …, that we... Show More


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