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An Introduction to the Physics of Nuclear Medicine

by Laura Harkness-Brennan

The complexity and vulnerability of the human body has driven the development of a diverse range of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques in modern medicine. The Nuclear Medicine procedures of Positron Emission...


Volatile State

by David Oualaalou

In an age of nuclear experimentation, military conflicts, and ISIS, the Middle East is unstable, and the Iranian nuclear deal is shrouded in controversy and mistrust. How will this agreement impact US relations...


Devastating Nuclear Accidents throughout History: Causes and Results - Science Book for Kids 9-12 | Children's Science & Nature Books

by Baby Professor

Historical facts will give you either joy or sadness. In this case, you will experience deep sadness as you go over some of the Devastating Nuclear Accidents throughout History. You will be reading about what...


Let There Be Light!: Nuclear Energy: A Christian Case

by Robert S. Dutch & Kenneth Stewart

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work on a nuclear power plant? Robert Dutch worked in the UK's nuclear industry for many years as a scientist and then as a tutor at a nuclear training center. He also...


The Manhattan Project

by B. Cameron Reed

The development of nuclear weapons by the Manhattan Project during World War II was one of the most dramatic scientific/technological episodes in human history. This book, prepared by a recognized expert on...


Nuclear Power

by David Elliott

This book looks at the early history of nuclear power, at what happened next, and at its longer-term prospects. The main question is: can nuclear power overcome the problems that have emerged? It was once touted...


Modern Nuclear Chemistry

by Walter D. Loveland, David J. Morrissey & Glenn T. Seaborg

Written by established experts in the field, this book features in-depth discussions of proven scientific principles, current trends, and applications of nuclear chemistry to the sciences and engineering.

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An Introduction to Particle Dark Matter

by Stefano Profumo

What is the dark matter that fills the Universe and binds together galaxies? How was it produced? What are its interactions and particle properties?

The paradigm of dark matter is one of the key developments...


The Chernobyl Disaster

by 50 minutes

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Chernobyl disaster in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Chernobyl disaster....


Doomed to Cooperate: How American and Russian Scientists Joined Forces to Avert Some of the Greatest Post-Cold War Nuclear Dangers

by Siegfried S Hecker

Doomed to Cooperate tells the remarkable story of nuclear scientists from two former enemy nations, Russia and the United States, who reached across political, geographic, and cultural divides to confront, together,...


Key Nuclear Reaction Experiments: Discoveries and Consequences

by Hans Paetz gen. Schieck

In this book the author charts the developments in nuclear physics since its inception around a century ago over by reviewing the key experiments that helped drive and shape our understanding of the field. It...


A Short Course on Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions

by Asis Kumar Chaudhuri

This text introduces the subject of relativistic high-energy heavy-ion collisions and in particular, the subject of the quark?gluon plasma (QGP). Starting with a conceptual basis for QGP formation in heavy-ion...


Consciousness and Cosmos: Proposal for a New Paradigm Based on Physics and Inrospection

by Olav Drageset

Your memories and feelings could be stored in matter based on non-physical atoms. This book takes the unique approach of recognizing that mental and spiritual phenomena can be observed in the same way that scientists...


Proceedings of the Conference in Honour of the 90th Birthday of Freeman Dyson

by K K Phua, L C Kwek, N P Chang & A H Chan

Professor Freeman Dyson, a great physicist, thinker and futurist, has been very active in scientific, literary and public policy activities throughout his career. As a tribute to him on the occasion of his 90th...


A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity: A Trip to the Antarctic and Back

by Robert W. Van Wyck

The author, in celebration of 100 years since Amundsen reached the South Pole, and 50 years since the authors trip to the Antarctic, wrote this book as a Bio-historical-travelogue to document conditions at that...


Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

by Jean Louis Bobin

The book is a presentation of the basic principles and main achievements in the field of nuclear fusion. It encompasses both magnetic and inertial confinements plus a few exotic mechanisms for nuclear fusion....


From Photons to Higgs: A Story of Light

by Moo-Young Han

This book presents a brief introduction to the quantum field theory of the Standard Model for quarks and leptons. With minimal use of mathematics, it covers the basics of quantum field theory, local gauge field...


Symmetry and Fundamental Physics: Tom Kibble at 80

by Jerome Gauntlett

Tom Kibble is an inspirational theoretical physicist who has made profound contributions to our understanding of the physical world. To celebrate his 80th birthday a one-day symposium was held on March 13, 2013...


Nuclear and Radiation Physics in Medicine: A Conceptual Introduction

by Tony Key

Modern physics, radiation, atomic and nuclear physics have revolutionized medical diagnosis and the treatment of cancer. The work of the scientists whose discoveries fuelled this revolution is an important part...


Elementary Particles and Emergent Phase Space

by Piotr Żenczykowski

The Standard Model of elementary particles, although very successful, contains various elements that are put in by hand. Understanding their origin requires going beyond the model and searching for “new physics”....