The microwave debate
Antennas, power lines, microwave ovens, color TVs, VDTs, radar, and the RF sealers used in many industries may or may not cause harmful physical effects. In this book, Nicholas Steneck takes an objective look at the multifaceted and still unresolved debate involving government, the public, and industry over the safety and use of microwaves and radio-frequency radiation. In the process he raises important issues of conflicting values, vested interests, and scientific uncertainty. Steneck traces the origins of the debate to the 1930s, when scientific research concentrated on the therapeutic, thermal aspects of radio-frequency radiation, and he also covers such recent aspects of the story as the irradiation of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and the continuing controversies over the siting of satellite communication antennas. Nicholas H. Steneck is Professor of History and Director of the Collegiate Institute for Values and Science at the University of Michigan.
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JSTOR: The Microwave Debate
The Microwave Debate documents the evolution of concern about the possible health hazards of microwave radiation from 1930 to the present. ...
The Microwave Debate - The MIT Press
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Peace Magazine v03n3p09: Zapping The Movement
Information published by Paul Brodeur in The Zapping of America and by Nicholas Steneck in The Microwave Debate suggests that these studies were managed in ...
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Book Review. The Microwave Debate Nicholas H. Steneck. Isis. Sponsored by the History of Science Society. Search Journal ...
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Return to Synthetic Telepathy and the Early Mind Wars
Steneck, Nicholas H.: The Microwave Debate, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1984. .... (See Steneck, Nicholas: The Microwave Debate, p.) ...
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