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Radioactivity and radioactive substances.

Chadwick, James Sir

Radioactivity and radioactive substances.

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Published by Pitman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactivity.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith foreword by Lord Rutherford. Rev. and supplemented by J. Rotblat.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC795 .C5 1953
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p.
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6138489M
    LC Control Number53013188
    OCLC/WorldCa1883347


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