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  • Environmental Monitoring with Arduino

    Building Simple Devices to Collect Data About the World Around Us

    After the devastating tsunami in 2011, DYIers in Japan built their own devices to detect radiation levels, then posted their finding on the Internet. Right now, thousands of people worldwide are tracking environmental conditions with monitoring devices they’ve built themselves. You can do it too!This inspiring guide shows you how to use Arduino to create gadgets for measuring noise, weather, ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Fallout from Fukushima

    On a calm afternoon in March 2011, a force-nine earthquake jolted the Pacific Ocean seabed east of Japan. Forty minutes later, a tsunami 21 metres high crashed onto the coast of Fukushima, Miyagi, and Iwate prefectures. Towns collapsed, villages were destroyed, and 16,000 people were swept away. The earthquake and tsunami also resulted in another terrifying calamity — explosions and meltdowns at a ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Marie Curie: A Life

    by Susan Quinn ...
    Marie Curie: A Life by Susan Quinn (190,000 words and 41 photographs)Marie Curie was long idealized as a selfless and dedicated scientist, not entirely of this world. But Quinn's Marie Curie is, on the contrary, a woman of passion — born in Warsaw under the repressive regime of the Russian czars, outspokenly committed to the cause of a free Poland, deeply in love with her husband Pierre but also, ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Atmospheric Monitoring with Arduino

    Building Simple Devices to Collect Data About the Environment

    Makers around the globe are building low-cost devices to monitor the environment, and with this hands-on guide, so can you. Through succinct tutorials, illustrations, and clear step-by-step instructions, you’ll learn how to create gadgets for examining the quality of our atmosphere, using Arduino and several inexpensive sensors.Detect harmful gases, dust particles such as smoke and smog, and upper ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Strange Glow

    The Story of Radiation

    The fascinating science and history of radiationMore than ever before, radiation is a part of our modern daily lives. We own radiation-emitting phones, regularly get diagnostic x-rays, such as mammograms, and submit to full-body security scans at airports. We worry and debate about the proliferation of nuclear weapons and the safety of nuclear power plants. But how much do we really know about ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Radiation

    What It Is, What You Need to Know

    The essential guide to radiation: the good, the bad, and the utterly fascinating, explained with unprecedented clarity.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 ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Overpowered

    The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) and What You Can Do about It

    Keys, wallet, cell phone . . . ready to go! Cell phones have become ubiquitous fixtures of twenty-first-century life—suctioned to our ears and stuck in our pockets. Yet, we’ve all heard whispers that these essential little devices give you brain cancer. Many of us are left wondering, as Maureen Dowd recently asked in the New York Times, “Are cells the new cigarettes?”Overpowered brings readers, in ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. I

    The New Millennium Edition: Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat

    "The whole thing was basically an experiment," Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, spawning publications that have remained definitive and introductory to physics for decades. Ranging from the basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as general relativity and quantum ... Read more

    $65.99 AUD

  • Radioactivity: A Very Short Introduction

    by Claudio Tuniz ...
    series Very Short Introductions
    You cannot hide from radioactivity. Even the book you are holding is slightly radioactive, but there are more serious risks. Radioactivity - the breakdown of unstable atomic nuclei, releasing radiation - is a fundamental process in nature. It is a process that has been harnessed to provide wide and important applications in science, medicine, industry, and energy production. But it remains much ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Fundamentals of Digital Imaging in Medicine

    by Roger Bourne ...
    In general, image processing texts are intended for students of engineering and computer science, and there is little written at all on the specific requirements of medical image processing. Students of medical radiation science (Diagnostic radiography, Nuclear medicine, Radiation therapy) usually have minimal mathematical and computer science training and find the available texts incomprehensible ... Read more

    $125.99 AUD

  • Schrödinger’s Cat

    And 49 other Experiments that Revolutionised Physics

    From Galileo’s stargazing to quantum teleportation, Newton’s work with optics to the splitting of the atom, Schrödinger’s Cat tells the story of physics through fty of its greatest experiments. Featuring engaging writing and clear explanations, Schrödinger’s Cat introduces the reader to the scienti c experiments that have shaped the modern world. ... Read more

    $9.63 AUD

  • Das Geheimnis unserer eiskalten Sonne

    Der Autor wirft Fragen auf, die zum weiter Denken und zum quer Denken anregen. Das ist wissenschaftsgläubigen Menschen immer sehr suspekt. Die Wissenschaft hat eindeutig ihre Berechtigung, doch sie hat uns,um es mit Ken Wilber zu sagen, in das Flachland der Postmoderne geführt. Es geht nicht um einen Krieg zwischen Wissenschaft und Esoterik, sondern um selbst autoritäres Denken und Handeln. Dazu ... Read more

    $4.42 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Ionization and Non Ionizing Radiation and theirs Effects

    Ionization and Non Ionizing Radiation

    This book consists of the study and investigative analysis of the characteristics of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and the effects on humans. There are two types of radiation: ionizing and non-ionizing. High-energy ultraviolet rays, X-rays, gamma rays are above the visible spectrum in the electromagnetic spectrum and are called ionizing radiation. Also constituting ionizing radiation are ... Read more

    $73.36 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Recherches sur les substances radioactives

    ( Edition intégrale ) illustré - annoté

    by Marie Curie ...
    series Oeuvres de Marie Curie
    Le présent travail a pour but d’exposer les recherches que je poursuis depuis plus de 4 ans sur les substances radioactives. J’ai commencé ces recherches par une étude du rayonnement uranique qui a été découvert par M. Becquerel. Les résultats auxquels ce travail me conduisit parurent ouvrir une voie si intéressante, qu’abandonnant ses travaux en train, M. Curie se joignit à moi, et nous réunîmes ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Princípios da Teoria Térmica

    Este livro inovador traz novas ideias no campo da calorimetria, termometria, radiação e dilatação térmica da matéria.Ele considera conceitos singulares sobre calor, temperatura, radiação, fluxo, troca de calor, condensador térmico etc. A obra apresenta algumas equações fundamentais necessárias a uma perfeita compreensão dos fenômenos térmicos. Também introduz novidades ao apresentar expressões ... Read more

    $11.59 AUD

  • Recherches sur les substances radioactives

    Thèse de doctorat en physique

    by Marie Curie ...
    Cet ouvrage, 'Recherches sur les substances radioactives' est en fait, la thèse de doctorat en physique de Maria Sklodowska ou Marie Curie. Il décrit ses travaux initiaux sur le radium et la détermniation de ses caractéristiques physiques.A part de très légères modifications d'aordre typographique afin de faciliter la lecture de l'ouvrage, il s'agit du texte original. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Quantum Physics for Absolute Beginner

    Understanding the Basic Principles of Quantum Mechanics, Quanta, Bohr Theory in Plain Language

    by Donald Stan ...
    Quantum mechanics is the science that deals with the behavior of matter and light on the atomic and subatomic scale, it attempts to describe and account for the properties of atoms and molecules and their constituents, which includes electrons, protons, neutrons and other esoteric particles which includes gluons and quarksThese particles include the interactions of the particles with each other ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Rise of Robert Millikan: Portrait of a Life in American Science

    “I do not consider myself to be Robert Millikan’s biographer. This book is not a full record of Millikan’s life or even of his scientific career. It is an essay, very selective, on themes that are illustrated and illuminated by Millikan’s life in American science. It is, as well, a portrait of the development of a scientist...Robert Millikan was among the most famous of American scientists; to the ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Exposé en physique des couleurs

    Étant né pendant la guerre en 1944, enfant, je n’avais pas de jouets, les restrictions et les tickets de rationnement ont duré jusque au 30 novembre 1949. Adolescent, ma passion était de jouer et de faire des expériences avec les éprouvettes, tubes à essais, pipettes et autres tubes gradués, règles de calcul de mon père (1905 – 1998) chimiste coloriste et chimiste biologiste.À la retraite, en ... Read more

    $4.42 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Zapped

    From Infrared to X-rays, the Curious History of Invisible Light

    by Bob Berman ...
    The universe is literally made of lightOne hundred years after they were written, Marie Curie’s notebooks are still too radioactive to handleIn 1974 we sent a message to star cluster M13. If any aliens respond promptly, we’ll hear from them in 52000From world-altering discoveries of the past to the wonderful science of the present, Bob Berman zooms across the universe to tell the story of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Atomic Mission

    by George King ...
    The Atomic Mission Just as we have atomic mishaps on the physical realm, so the lower astral realms, or “hells”, have had even greater atomic disasters. Read how great Spiritual Beings on this planet had to clean up a mutated semi-sentient atomic wasteland that was developing into a potentially disastrous threat, not only to the hells but also the other realms. ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD

  • Recherches sur les substances radioactives

    by Marie Curie ...
    Le présent travail a pour but d’exposer les recherches que je poursuis depuis plus de 4 ans sur les substances radioactives. J’ai commencé ces recherches par une étude du rayonnement uranique qui a été découvert par M. Becquerel. Les résultats auxquels ce travail me conduisit parurent ouvrir une voie si intéressante, qu’abandonnant ses travaux en train, M. Curie se joignit à moi, et nous réunîmes ... Read more

    $2.25 AUD

  • Experimente mit Radioaktivität

    Wie Kernstrahlung entsteht und welche Eigenschaften und Gefahren sie beinhaltet

    by Günter Wahl ...
    series Experimente
    In diesem Buch erfahren Sie, wie Kernstrahlung entsteht und welche Eigenschaften einschließlich Gefahren sie beinhaltet. Obwohl man Kernstrahlung nicht hören, sehen oder riechen kann, lässt sie sich auf einfache Weise nachweisen. Den Schwerpunkt des Buches bildet der Bau eines einfachen Geigerzählers. Mit dessen Hilfe können zum Beispiel versteckte Strahlenquellen ausfindig gemacht werden. Wer ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Science Hacks

    by Colin Barras ...
    series Hacks
    With Science Hacks, you no longer need a PhD to understand the fascinating ideas behind science's greatest theories and discoveries. This latest addition to the ingenious new Hacks series will show you a technique for understanding and, crucially, remembering 100 of the most important and most interesting scientific theories from throughout the ages.On each topic, you'll start with a helicopter ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD