Inside the atom

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Abelard-Schuman, 1974 - Science - 224 pages
Discusses in detail the structure and behavior of the atom and its present and future uses, especially in light of the world's energy crisis.

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INSIDE THE ATOM

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To add to the many recent surveys of atoms and their function (see Atoms Today and Tomorrow by Margaret Hyde, The Tenth Wonder by Carleton Pearl, etc.) this is another efficient study which, with ... Read full review

Contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
9
Attraction and Repulsion
18
Masses of SubAtomic Particles
29
ATOMIC ARRANGEMENTS
33
Subatomic Particles Passing through Atoms
35
Similar Elements
47
ATOMIC TWINS
53
Some Simple Isotopes
61
ATOMIC BULLETS
112
The Electroscope
118
ATOMIC ARTILLERY
128
Manmade Transmutation
131
ATOMIC NEWCOMERS
146
ATOMIC ENERGY
161
MassEnergy Diagram I
163
MassEnergy Diagram III
177

Radioactive Radiations in the Presence of a Magnet
74
Electromagnetic Radiations
84
ATOMIC LIFETIMES
92
Halflife
97
A Radioactive Series 104105
102
ATOMIC DANGERS
178
ATOMIC HOPE
195
INDEX
217
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About the author (1974)

To list Isaac Asimov's honors, as to list his books, would be excessive. Let it simply be noted that Isaac Asimov was the most famous, most honored, most widely read, and most beloved science fiction author of all time. In his five decades as an author, he wrote more than four hundred books, won every award his readers and colleagues could contrive to give him, and provided pleasure and insight to millions. He died in 1992, still at work.

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