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❰Reading❯ ➹ Radioactivity Author Marjorie C. Malley – Crezy-man.co This is the story of a new science Beginning with an obscure discovery in 1896 radioactivity led researchers on a quest for understanding that ultimately confronted the intersection of knowledge and mThis is the story of a new science Beginning with an obscure discovery in 1896 radioactivity led researchers on a quest for understanding that ultimately confronted the intersection of knowledge and mystery Mysterious from the start radioactivity attracted researchers who struggled to understand it What caused certain atoms to give off invisible penetrating rays? Where did the energy come from? These questions became increasingly pressing when researchers realized the process seemed to continue indefinitely producing huge quantities of energy Investigators found cases where radioactivity did change forcing them to the startling conclusion that radioactive bodies were transmuting into other substances Chemical elements were not immutable after all Radioactivity produced traces of matter.

So minuscule and evanescent that researchers had to devise new techniques and instruments to investigate them Scientists in many countries but especially in laboratories in Paris Manchester and Vienna unraveled the details of radioactive transformations They created a new science with specialized techniques instruments journals and international conferences Women entered the field in unprecedented numbers Experiments led to revolutionary ideas about the atom and speculations about atomic energy The excitement spilled over to the public who expected marvels and miracles from radium a scarce element discovered solely by its radioactivity The new phenomenon enkindled the imagination and awakened ancient themes of literature and myth Entrepreneurs created new industries and physicians dev.

radioactivity pdf Radioactivity PDFSo minuscule and evanescent that researchers had to devise new techniques and instruments to investigate them Scientists in many countries but especially in laboratories in Paris Manchester and Vienna unraveled the details of radioactive transformations They created a new science with specialized techniques instruments journals and international conferences Women entered the field in unprecedented numbers Experiments led to revolutionary ideas about the atom and speculations about atomic energy The excitement spilled over to the public who expected marvels and miracles from radium a scarce element discovered solely by its radioactivity The new phenomenon enkindled the imagination and awakened ancient themes of literature and myth Entrepreneurs created new industries and physicians dev.

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