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  1. Radio-activity.

    Radio-activity.

    First edition, first impression of the author's first book on radioactivity. Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) was a pioneer in the study of nuclear physics, the discoverer of the structure of the atom and in 1917 the first scientist to split the atom. This volume was "The first textbook on radioactivity, surveying contemporary knowledge of the entire field" (Dibner 51). Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1904

    Published: Cambridge

    Stock Code: 49870

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