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Isotopes: A Very Short Introduction

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Explains the role of isotopes in tackling challenges such as climate change, cancer treatment, Earth's age and origin, and nuclear accidentsConsiders the use of isotopes in archaeology for carbon datingDescribes the various technologies used to measure the proportions of radioactive and stable isotopesPart of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide

Συγγραφέας: Ellam Rob
Εκδότης: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Σελίδες: 129
ISBN: 9780198723622
Εξώφυλλο: Μαλακό Εξώφυλλο
Αριθμός Έκδοσης: 1
Έτος έκδοσης: 2016

Preface: At home with the Beilbys
1: Identical outsides ... different insides
2: Measuring isotopes - radioactivity counters
3: Measuring isotopes - mass spectrometers
4: Isotopic clocks - the persistence of carbon
5: You are what you eat... plus a few per mil
6: Physics heal thyself - isotopes in medicine
7: Reconstructing the past - weathering the future
8: Scratching the surface with cosmogenic isotopes
9: Uranium, thorium, and their daughters
10: Cosmic stopped clocks
Epilogue
Further Reading
Index

Rob Ellam is Professor of Geochemistry at the University of Glasgow and Director of the interdisciplinary Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and was Distinguished Lecturer for the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland in 2012-13. He has worked on isotopes across a range of fields, publishing papers on earth science, analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, and archaeology.

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