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Radiation Nation: Fallout of Modern Technology - Your Complete Guide to EMF Protection & Safety: The Proven Health Risks of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) & What to Do Protect Yourself & Family

Radiation Nation: Fallout of Modern Technology - Your Complete Guide to EMF Protection & Safety: The Proven Health Risks of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) & What to Do Protect Yourself & Family Lowest new price: $8.99
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Author: Daniel T. DeBaun

An Invisible Danger on the Rise

You eat organic and non-GMO food. You only drink purified water. You take care of yourself and your family's health. But could there be a silent, invisible danger causing potential harm to you and your loved ones? There could. And it's called electromagnetic frequency (EMF) radiation and it's one of fastest growing health issues facing our society. EMF radiation produced by modern technology such as cell phones, tablets, laptops, Wi-Fi, and smart meters is an emerging health threat, and we are all guinea pigs in a giant experiment with many unknown consequences.

But Aren't These Technologies Regulated and Safe?

Surely the government and other regulatory agencies make sure these technologies are completely safe before they are approved for wide-spread use, right? Think again. Ninety-five percent of American adults use cell phones regularly. Most households have Wi-Fi. And even schools are increasingly becoming dependent on wireless devices. And yet none of these technologies have been proven safe to humans for long-term exposure.

In fact, science confirms that the EMF emitted from common electronic devices can cause definite biological changes in the body, and mounting research has already shown it can lead to a long list of health concerns – some of which can be pretty serious.

The explosive use of mobile devices only occurred over the last twenty years, yet we have only scratched the surface of what technology is yet to come. Children born today will be exposed to much higher doses of EMF radiation than those born just ten years ago. What are the ramifications and what can we do now to minimize the fallout?

Is There a Solution?

Fortunately, there are simple and effective steps you can take to minimize the risks of dirty electricity. Education is key. With a foreword by Bulletproof's Dave Asprey, Radiation Nation is info-packed with all the essential education you need to make smart choices to stay safe when it comes to technology.

In Radiation Nation, you will learn:

» The most practical precautions to protect yourself and your loved ones from EMF radiation
» What EMF radiation is and how it affects the body biologically
» The major health risks including fertility issues for both men and women, DNA damage, cell mutation, cancer and other serious health risks
» The EMF sources of greatest concern
» The latest scientific studies broken down by disease or condition
» How EMF radiation specifically affects children and those suffering with electromagnetic hypersensitivity
» Why the current safety standards for EMF are insufficient and need to be rewritten
» Do stickers, diodes, harmonizers and other products marketing as protection have any grounding in science?

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Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe

Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe Lowest new price: $20.72
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Author: Serhii Plokhy

From a preeminent historian of Eastern Europe, the definitive history of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

On the morning of April 26, 1986, Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history: the explosion of a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine. Dozens died of radiation poisoning, fallout contaminated half the continent, and thousands fell ill.

In Chernobyl, Serhii Plokhy draws on new sources to tell the dramatic stories of the firefighters, scientists, and soldiers who heroically extinguished the nuclear inferno. He lays bare the flaws of the Soviet nuclear industry, tracing the disaster to the authoritarian character of Communist party rule, the regime's control of scientific information, and its emphasis on economic development over all else.

Today, the risk of another Chernobyl looms in the mismanagement of nuclear power in the developing world. A moving and definitive account, Chernobyl is also an urgent call to action.

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Introduction to Elementary Particles

Introduction to Elementary Particles Lowest new price: $54.68
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Author: David Griffiths
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In the second, revised edition of a well-established textbook, the author strikes a balance between quantitative rigor and intuitive understanding, using a lively, informal style. The first chapter provides a detailed historical introduction to the subject, while subsequent chapters offer a quantitative presentation of the Standard Model. A simplified introduction to the Feynman rules, based on a "toy" model, helps readers learn the calculational techniques without the complications of spin. It is followed by accessible treatments of quantum electrodynamics, the strong and weak interactions, and gauge theories. New chapters address neutrino oscillations and prospects for physics beyond the Standard Model. The book contains a number of worked examples and many end-of-chapter problems. A complete solution manual is available for instructors.

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Imaging gaseous detectors and their applications

Imaging gaseous detectors and their applications Lowest new price: $120.82
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Author: Eugenio Nappi
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Describing advanced detectors and their visualization and investigation techniques, this book presents the major applications in nuclear and high-energy physics, astrophysics, medicine and radiation measurements.

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Advanced Interferometric Gravitational-wave Detectors: Essentials of Gravitational Wave Detectors / Advanced Ligo, Advanced Virgo and Beyond (100 Years of General Relativity)

Advanced Interferometric Gravitational-wave Detectors: Essentials of Gravitational Wave Detectors / Advanced Ligo, Advanced Virgo and Beyond (100 Years of General Relativity) Lowest new price: $188.10
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Author: David Reitze

The detection of gravitational waves in 2015 has been hailed a scientific breakthrough and one of the most significant scientific discoveries of the 21st century. Gravitational-wave physics and astronomy are emerging as a new frontier in understanding the universe.

Advanced Interferometric Gravitational-Wave Detectors brings together many of the world's top experts to deliver an authoritative and in-depth treatment on current and future detectors. Volume I is devoted to the essentials of gravitational-wave detectors, presenting the physical principles behind large-scale precision interferometry, the physics of the underlying noise sources that limit interferometer sensitivity, and an explanation of the key enabling technologies that are used in the detectors. Volume II provides an in-depth look at the Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo interferometers that have just finished construction, as well as examining future interferometric detector concepts. This two-volume set will provide students and researchers the comprehensive background needed to understand gravitational-wave detectors.

Readership: Graduate students and researchers interested in gravitational waves and experimental physics.


Accretion Flows in Astrophysics (Astrophysics and Space Science Library)

Accretion Flows in Astrophysics (Astrophysics and Space Science Library) Lowest new price: $120.89
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This book highlights selected topics of standard and modern theory of accretion onto black holes and magnetized neutron stars. The structure of stationary standard discs and non-stationary viscous processes in accretion discs are discussed to the highest degree of accuracy analytic theory can provide, including relativistic effects in flat and warped discs around black holes. A special chapter is dedicated to a new theory of subsonic settling accretion onto a rotating magnetized neutron star. The book also describes supercritical accretion in quasars and its manifestation in lensing events. Several chapters cover the underlying physics of viscosity in astrophysical discs with some important aspects of turbulent viscosity generation. The book is aimed at specialists as well as graduate students interested in the field of theoretical astrophysics.


Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe Lowest new price: $11.21
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Author: Lisa Randall
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“A cracking read, combining storytelling of the highest order with a trove of information. . . . What’s remarkable is that it all fits together.”—Wall Street Journal

“Successful science writing tells a complete story of the ‘how’—the methodical marvel building up to the ‘why’—and Randall does just that.”—New York Times Book Review

“[Randall] is a lucid explainer, street-wise and informal. Without jargon or mathematics, she steers us through centuries of sometimes tortuous astronomical history.”—The Guardian

In Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, Professor Lisa Randall, one of today’s most influential theoretical physicists, takes readers on an intellectual adventure through the history of the cosmos, showing how events in the farthest reaches of the Universe created the conditions for life—and death—on our planet.

Sixty-six million years ago, an object the size of a city crashed into Earth, killing off the dinosaurs, along with three-quarters of the planet’s species. Challenging the usual assumptions about the simple makeup of the unseen material that constitutes 85% of the matter in the Universe, Randall explains how a disk of dark matter in the Milky Way plane might have triggered the cataclysm.

But Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs does more than present a radical idea. With clarity and wit, it explains the nature of the Universe, dark matter, the Milky Way galaxy, comets, asteroids, and impacts. This breathtaking synthesis, illuminated by pop culture references and social and political viewpoints, reveals the deep relationships among the small and the large, the visible and the hidden, as well as the astonishing beauty of the connections that surround us. It’s impossible to read this book and look at either the Earth or the sky again in the same way.

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Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond

Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond Lowest new price: $6.00
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Author: Megan Watzke
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A visual exploration of the power and behavior of light, across the electromagnetic spectrum, and how it affects life on earth and everything in the Universe.
Light allows us to see everything around us, but humans can only see a sliver of all light, known as the electromagnetic spectrum. Here, Kim Arcand and Megan Watzke present the subject of light as never before. Organized along the order of the electromagnetic spectrum, each chapter focuses on a different type of light. From radio waves, harnessed for telecommunications, to X-rays, which let us peer inside the human body and view areas around black holes in deep space, Arcand and Watzke show us all the important ways light impacts us. An introductory chapter describes what light is and how it behaves, while hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations demonstrate concepts and make for a stunning book that's a joy to read and browse.

Kimberly Arcand and Megan Watzke are award-winning directors, producers, and authors who have spent their careers in science and technology. Arcand is the visualization lead for NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, specializing in image and meaning research, and data representation. She lives near Providence, RI. Watzke is the press officer for NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, specializing in communicating astronomy with the public. She lives in Seattle, WA. They are co-authors of Your Ticket to the Universe and have written dozens of articles in print and online.

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Enrico Fermi: The Obedient Genius (Springer Biographies)

Enrico Fermi: The Obedient Genius (Springer Biographies) Lowest new price: $108.94
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Author: Giuseppe Bruzzaniti

This biography explores the life and career of the Italian physicist Enrico Fermi, which is also the story of thirty years that transformed physics and forever changed our understanding of matter and the universe: nuclear physics and elementary particle physics were born, nuclear fission was discovered, the Manhattan Project was developed, the atomic bombs were dropped, and the era of “big science” began.
It would be impossible to capture the full essence of this revolutionary period without first understanding Fermi, without whom it would not have been possible.

Enrico Fermi: The Obedient Genius attempts to shed light on all aspects of Fermi’s life - his work, motivation, influences, achievements, and personal thoughts - beginning with the publication of his first paper in 1921 through his death in 1954. During this time, Fermi demonstrated that he was indeed following in the footsteps of Galileo, excelling in his work both theoretically and experimentally by deepening our understanding of the Pauli exclusion principle, winning the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the fundamental properties of slow neutrons, developing the theory of beta decay, building the first nuclear reactor, and playing a central role in the development of the atomic bomb. Interwoven with this fascinating story, the book details the major developments in physics and provides the necessary background material to fully appreciate the dramatic changes that were taking place.

Also included are appendices that provide a timeline of Fermi’s life, several primary source documents from the period, and an extensive bibliography. This book will enlighten anyone interested in Fermi’s work or the scientific events that led to the physics revolution of the first half of the twentieth century.


Chetyrekhfermionnye modeli v elektroslabykh i sil'nykh vzaimodeystviyakh (Russian Edition)

Chetyrekhfermionnye modeli v elektroslabykh i sil'nykh vzaimodeystviyakh (Russian Edition) Lowest new price: $70.64
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Author: Sergey Il'ich Kruglov
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S pomoshch'yu metoda funktsional'nogo integrirovaniya issledovano dinamicheskoe obrazovanie mass poley elementarnykh chastits v razlichnykh chetyrekhfermionnykh modelyakh s gruppami vnutrennikh simmetriy SU(2), SU(3), SU(5) i s narusheniem SR-chetnosti. Postroeny tozhdestva Uorda-Takakhashi, uravneniya Daysona-Shvingera i vychesleno polnoe effektivnoe deystvie. Predlozhena model' elektroslabykh vzaimodeystviy bez ispol'zovaniya fundamental'mykh poley Khiggsa. Massy leptonov i promezhutochnykh vektornykh bozonov formiruyutsya blagodarya nenulevomu kvarkovomu kondensatu. V predlozhennoy modeli sushchestvuet sostavnoy bozon Khiggsa kotoryy yavlyaetsya kollektivnym sostoyaniem leptonov i kvarkov. Rassmotreny neperturbativnye effekty v sil'nykh vzaimodeystviyakh. V nizkoenergeticheskom predele kvantovoy khromodinamiki (KKhD) ustanovleno narushenie kiral'noy simmetrii i poluchen effektivnyy lagranzhian chetyrekhkvarkovogo vzaimodeystviya. V rassmatrivaemom podkhode naydeny velichiny mass legkikh skalyarnykh i psevdoskalyarnykh bozonov. Pokazano chto lagranzhian s chetyrekhkvarkovym vzaimodeystviem daet opisanie promezhutochnoy oblasti sil'nykh vzaimodeystviy, lezhashchey mezhdu oblastyami asimptoticheskoy svobody i konfaynmenta kvarkov.

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