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The Resource Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light, Bob Berman

Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light, Bob Berman

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Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light
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Zapped
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from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light
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Bob Berman
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Language
eng
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"Zapped tells the story of all the light we cannot see, tracing microwaves, X-rays, gamma rays, radio waves, infrared, ultraviolet, and other forms of radiation from their historic, world-altering discoveries in the nineteenth century to their central role in modern life"--Provided by publisher
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Title
Zapped
Creator
Summary
Tells the story of all the light we cannot see, tracing infrared, microwaves, ultraviolet, X-rays, gamma rays, radio waves and other forms of radiation from the 19th century to today and exploring the consequences of our newest technologies
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10574218
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
531
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QC450.5
  • QC352
LC item number
  • .B47 2017
  • .B46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light
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from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light
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Bob Berman
Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light, Bob Berman
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Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light, Bob Berman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Light fantastic -- Now you see it, now you don't -- The green planet and the red heat -- Hot rays -- Ultraviolet brings the blues -- Danger beyond the violet -- Energy rhythms -- The exploding sun -- No soap -- Turning on and tuning in -- The speed that destroyed space and time -- Microwaves everywhere -- The man with the X-ray vision -- Röntgen rays for everyone -- What's in your basement? -- The atomic quartet -- Gamma rays : the impossible light -- Cell-phone radiation -- Cosmic rays -- Beams from the universe's birth -- Energy from our minds -- Ray guns -- The next frontier : zero-point and dark energies -- Total solar eclipse : when the rays stop -- ETs may be broadcasting, but what's their number? -- Does light have a bright future?
Control code
ocn965766668
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 261 pages
Isbn
9780316311304
Lccn
2017932690
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)965766668

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