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Published: 01 August 2016

144 Pages | A number of black and white halftones and diagrams

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198723622

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Isotopes: A Very Short Introduction

Rob Ellam

Very Short Introductions

  • Explains the role of isotopes in tackling challenges such as climate change, cancer treatment, Earth's age and origin, and nuclear accidents
  • Considers the use of isotopes in archaeology for carbon dating
  • Describes the various technologies used to measure the proportions of radioactive and stable isotopes
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide

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