Franklin

The restless atom / Alfred Romer.

Author/Creator:
Romer, Alfred, 1906-
Edition:
First edition
Publication:
Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Books, 1960.
Series:
Science study series ; S12.
Science study series, S12
Format/Description:
Book
198 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Subjects:
Nuclear physics.
Atoms.
Radiation.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
1. By Way of Getting Started
2. The Penetrating Rays of Henri Becquerel
3. The Curies and Their Two New Elements
4. Ernest Rutherford and Temporary Radioactivity’s
5. Uranium X and Thorium X
6. Thorium X and Transmutation
7. Rays and Transformations
8. Transformations and Energy
9. Radium and Helium
10. Heat and the Alphabet of Radium
11. The Descent of Radium
12. Numbers, Alpha Particles, and Helium
13. Alpha-Particle Scattering
14. Some Radiochemistry
15. The Radioactive Elements Fine Their Homes
16. The Nuclear Atom
17. A Postscript on Lead
18. The End.
Notes:
The awakening of nuclear physics--front cover.
Penn Provenance:
Zinman, Michael (donor) (Zinman copy)
Penn Chronology:
1960
Contributor:
Zinman Atomic Energy Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Romer, Alfred, 1906- Restless atom.
OCLC:
544087
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