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The Resource Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light, Bob Berman

Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light, Bob Berman

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Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light
Title
Zapped
Title remainder
from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light
Statement of responsibility
Bob Berman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Zapped tells the story of all the light we cannot see, tracing microwaves, X-rays, gamma rays, radio waves, infrared, ultraviolet, and other forms of radiation from their historic, world-altering discoveries in the nineteenth century to their central role in modern life"--Provided by publisher
Summary
Tells the story of all the light we cannot see, tracing infrared, microwaves, ultraviolet, X-rays, gamma rays, radio waves and other forms of radiation from the 19th century to today and exploring the consequences of our newest technologies
Writing style
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10574218
Cataloging source
YDX
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Berman, Bob
Dewey number
535.09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC352
LC item number
.B46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spectrum analysis
  • Light
  • Radiation
  • Optics
  • Light
  • SCIENCE
  • Spectrum analysis
  • Light
  • Light
  • Optics
  • Radiation
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light
Label
Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light, Bob Berman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"August 2017"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Light fantastic -- Now you see it, now you don't -- The green planet and the red heat -- Hot rays -- Ultraviolet brings the blues -- Danger beyond the violet -- Energy rhythms -- The exploding sun -- No soap -- Turning on and tuning in -- The speed that destroyed space and time -- Microwaves everywhere -- The man with the X-ray vision -- Röntgen rays for everyone -- What's in your basement? -- The atomic quartet -- Gamma rays : the impossible light -- Cell-phone radiation -- Cosmic rays -- Beams from the universe's birth -- Energy from our minds -- Ray guns -- The next frontier : zero-point and dark energies -- Total solar eclipse : when the rays stop -- ETs may be broadcasting, but what's their number? -- Does light have a bright future?
Control code
ocn965766668
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 261 pages
Isbn
9780316311304
Lccn
2017932690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)965766668
Label
Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light, Bob Berman
Publication
Copyright
Note
"August 2017"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Light fantastic -- Now you see it, now you don't -- The green planet and the red heat -- Hot rays -- Ultraviolet brings the blues -- Danger beyond the violet -- Energy rhythms -- The exploding sun -- No soap -- Turning on and tuning in -- The speed that destroyed space and time -- Microwaves everywhere -- The man with the X-ray vision -- Röntgen rays for everyone -- What's in your basement? -- The atomic quartet -- Gamma rays : the impossible light -- Cell-phone radiation -- Cosmic rays -- Beams from the universe's birth -- Energy from our minds -- Ray guns -- The next frontier : zero-point and dark energies -- Total solar eclipse : when the rays stop -- ETs may be broadcasting, but what's their number? -- Does light have a bright future?
Control code
ocn965766668
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 261 pages
Isbn
9780316311304
Lccn
2017932690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)965766668

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