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Raccoons
This is an ebook written about Raccoons created by Kendall Forrester, a 4th grade student at Traverse Mountain Elementary. 
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9078kBs
2013
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Race and Photography
<i>Race and Photography</i> studies the changing function of photography from the 1870s to the 1940s within the field of the “science of race,” what many today consider the paradigm of pseudo-science. Amos Morris-Reich looks at the ways photography enabled not just new forms of documentation but new forms of perception. Foregoing the political lens through which we usually look back at race science, he holds it up instead within the light of the history of science, using it to explore how science is defined; how evidence is produced, used, and interpreted; and how science shapes the imagination and vice versa.<br /><br />Exploring the development of racial photography whe...
€27.99
8758kBs
2016
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Racines choisies, les paysans résistent !
Racines choisies, les paysans résistent ! <br />Bien sûr, il y eut le Larzac. Pour un José Bové, combien de fermes abandonnées et combien de paysans résistants ? L'Aveyron de Raymond Lacombe ou de la Confédération paysanne demeure un laboratoire de toutes les luttes agricoles. En dix ans, le département a perdu des milliers d'exploitations agricoles. S'il reste agricole et rural, la barre symbolique des 10 000 fermes a silencieusement été franchie en 2008. Le spectre du " désert vert " hante les esprits. Une centaine d'agriculteurs, jeunes ou pas, s'installent pourtant en moyenne chaque année sur les anciennes terres du Rouergue. Des milliers à l'échelle de tous les vieux...
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3775kBs
2017
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Radiation
The essential guide to radiation: the good, the bad, and the utterly fascinating, explained with unprecedented clarity.<br /><br /> Earth, born in a nuclear explosion, is a radioactive planet; without radiation, life would not exist. And while radiation can be dangerous, it is also deeply misunderstood and often mistakenly feared. Now Robert Peter Gale, M.D,—the doctor to whom concerned governments turned in the wake of the Chernobyl and Fukushima disasters—in collaboration with medical writer Eric Lax draws on an exceptional depth of knowledge to correct myths and establish facts. <br /><br /> Exploring what have become trigger words for anxiety—nuclear energy and nuclea...
€10.99
8308kBs
2013
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Radiation and Health
Bases of radiology (a structure and disintegration of atom, formation of radioactive beams, methods of definition and an estimation of their characteristics) are presented in this book. For the first time in a complex also features of radiating influence on the person from all known sources (natural radiation, diagnostics and treatment, some manufactures, atomic power stations, nuclear and hydrogen bombs, dirty bomb", radiating waste) are multilaterally shined. Attributes of early and late outcomes of radiating influence, modern methods of their diagnosis, deference treatments and preventive maintenance are accessible and full stated. All of these methods are united unde...
€11.99
714kBs
2010
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Radiation Damage in Biomolecular Systems
Since the discovery of X-rays and radioactivity, ionizing radiations have been widely applied in medicine both for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The risks associated with radiation exposure and handling led to the parallel development of the field of radiation protection.<br />Pioneering experiments done by Sanche and co-workers in 2000 showed that low-energy secondary electrons, which are abundantly generated along radiation tracks, are primarily responsible for radiation damage through successive interactions with the molecular constituents of the medium. Apart from ionizing processes, which are usually related to radiation damage, below the ionization level low-...
€119.99
5708kBs
2012
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Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists
This well-received&#xa0; textbook and reference summarizes the basic knowledge of atomic, nuclear, and radiation physics that professionals working in medical physics and biomedical engineering need for efficient and safe use of ionizing radiation. Concentrating on the underlying principles of radiation physics, it covers the prerequisite knowledge for medical physics courses on the graduate and post-graduate levels in radiotherapy physics, radiation dosimetry, imaging physics, and health physics, thus providing the link between elementary physics on the one hand and the intricacies of the medical physics specialties on the other hand. This expanded and revised second edi...
€109.99
17576kBs
2010
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Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists
This textbook summarizes the basic knowledge of atomic, nuclear, and radiation physics that professionals working in medical physics and biomedical engineering need for efficient and safe use of ionizing radiation in medicine. Concentrating on the underlying principles of radiation physics, the textbook covers the prerequisite knowledge for medical physics courses on the graduate and post-graduate levels in radiotherapy physics, radiation dosimetry, imaging physics, and health physics, thus providing the link between elementary undergraduate physics and the intricacies of four medical physics specialties: diagnostic radiology physics, nuclear medicine physics, radiation o...
€79.99
23392kBs
2016
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Radiation Protection at Light Water Reactors
This book is aimed at Health Physicists wishing to gain a better understanding of the principles and practices associated with a light water reactor (LWR) radiation protection program.&#xa0;The role of key program elements is presented in sufficient detail to assist practicing radiation protection professionals in improving and strengthening their current program.&#xa0;Details related to daily operation and discipline areas vital to maintaining an effective LWR radiation protection program are presented.&#xa0;Programmatic areas and functions important in preventing, responding to, and minimizing radiological incidents and the importance of performing effective incident ev...
€79.99
5809kBs
2012
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Radiation Protective Foods
This is the 2014 revised edition of Radiation Protective Foods. This book describes the crucial problem of nuclear power and offers ways to shield yourself from the on-going ambient and post-Fukushima levels of radiation by the use of foods with protective properties. All is based on medical and scientific data with 30 pages of references, plus interviews with scientific experts. <br /><br />Radiation Protective Foods can be part of your health-enhancing tool kit to build your innate radiation protection through the wise selection of foods.
€12.99
3529kBs
2014
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Radiative Heat Transfer in Turbulent Combustion Systems
This introduction reviews why combustion and radiation are important, as well as the technical challenges posed by radiation. Emphasis is on interactions among turbulence, chemistry and radiation (turbulence-chemistry-radiation interactions – TCRI) in Reynolds-averaged and large-eddy simulations. Subsequent chapters cover: chemically reacting turbulent flows; radiation properties, Reynolds transport equation (RTE) solution methods, and TCRI; radiation effects in laminar flames; TCRI in turbulent flames; and high-pressure combustion systems. This Brief presents integrated approach that includes radiation at the outset, rather than as an afterthought. It stands as the most ...
€57.99
3360kBs
2016
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Radicais livres
Radicais livres são bons e até mesmo essenciais ao nosso organismo, porque participam do combate a infecções e da procriação de nossa espécie. Parece estranho? Pode ser. A mídia explora muito o lado vilão dos radicais livres, principalmente seu envolvimento com doenças e envelhecimento. Mas, antes de tudo, os radicais livres são naturais e são produzidos continuamente nos seres vivos.<br /><br /> <i>Radicais Livres: bons, maus e naturais</i> veio esclarecer as dúvidas mais comuns sobre o assunto: como se formam no organismo? Há dieta que minimize seus efeitos negativos? Como é possível detectá-los? Antioxidantes são bons à nossa saúde? É verdade que os radicais livres são...
€12.99
16527kBs
2014
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Radical Evolution
In <i>Radical Evolution,</i> bestselling author Joel Garreau, a reporter and editor for the<i> Washington Post,</i> shows us that we are at an inflection point in history. As you read this, we are engineering the next stage of human evolution. Through advances in genetic, robotic, information and nanotechnologies, we are altering our minds, our memories, our metabolisms, our personalities, our progeny–and perhaps our very souls.<br /><br />Taking us behind the scenes with today's foremost researchers and pioneers, Garreau reveals that the super powers of our comic-book heroes already exist, or are in development in hospitals, labs, and research facilities around the count...
€10.99
2237kBs
2005
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Radio Remote-Control and Telemetry and Their Application to Missiles
Radio Remote-Control and Telemetry and Their Application to Missiles
€57.99
14061kBs
2014
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Radioactive Aerosols
Whenever radioactivity is released to the atmosphere, for example by the detonation of nuclear weapons or the testing of nuclear weapons or from nuclear reactor accidents that fraction of it which remains airborne for more than a few hours is liable to be attached to aerosol particles. The resulting radioactive aerosols are carried by atmospheric mixing processes until they settle out or are scavenged by precipitation. The radiation exposure pathway of maximum concern to humans is by inhalation of aerosols and their deposition in the respiratory tract. In this context, it is important to note that radioactive aerosols are commonly of natural origin alos. In particular, th...
€149.99
4159kBs
2011
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Radioactive Geochronometry
The history of Earth in the Solar System has been unraveled using natural radioactivity. The sources of this radioactivity are the original creation of the elements and the subsequent bombardment of objects, including Earth, in the Solar System by cosmic rays. Both radioactive and radiogenic nuclides are harnessed to arrive at ages of various events and processes on Earth. This collection of chapters from the Treatise on Geochemistry displays the range of radioactive geochronometric studies that have been addressed by researchers in various fields of Earth science. These range from the age of Earth and the Solar System to the dating of the history of Earth that assists u...
€84.99
25467kBs
2010
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Radioactive Waste Disposal At Sea
Most studies of environmental regimes focus on the use of power, the pursuit of rational self-interest, and the influence of scientific knowledge. Lasse Ringius focuses instead on the influence of public ideas and policy entrepreneurs. He shows how transnational coalitions of policy entrepreneurs can build environmental regimes and how global environmental nongovernmental organizations can act as catalysts for regime change. This is the first book-length empirical study of the formation of the global ocean dumping regime in 1972 and its subsequent development, which culminated in the 1993 global ban on the dumping of low-level radioactive waste at sea. Ringius describes t...
€19.99
1256kBs
2000
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Radioactivity and Radiation
This book lays the foundations for you to understand all that you always wanted to know about radioactivity. It begins by setting out essential information about the structure of matter, how radiation occurs and how&#xa0;it can be measured. It goes on to explore the substantial benefits of radioactivity through its many applications, and also the possible risks associated with its use.<br /><br />The field of radioactivity is explained in layman’s terms, so that everybody who is interested can improve their understanding of issues such as nuclear power, radiation accidents, medical applications of&#xa0;radiation and radioactivity from the environment.<br />Everything is r...
€35.99
6261kBs
2016
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Radioactivity: A Very Short Introduction
Radioactivity - the breakdown of unstable atomic nuclei, releasing radiation - is a fundamental process in nature, and used to provide important applications in science, medicine, and energy production. But it remains misunderstood and feared. In this Very Short Introduction, Claudio Tuniz explains the nature and mechanisms of radioactivity.
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7828kBs
2012
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Radiological Risk Assessment and Environmental Analysis
Radiological Risk Assessment and Environmental Analysis comprehensively explains methods used for estimating risk to people exposed to radioactive materials released to the environment by nuclear facilities or in an emergency such as a nuclear terrorist event. This is the first book that merges the diverse disciplines necessary for estimating where radioactive materials go in the environment and the risk they present to people. It is not only essential to managers and scientists, but is also a teaching text. The chapters are arranged to guide the reader through the risk assessment process, beginning with the source term (where the radioactive material comes from) and end...
€149.99
37181kBs
2008
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