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Author Close, F. E, author.

Title Nuclear physics : a very short introduction / Frank Close.

Publication Info. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  539.7 CLO    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 123 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
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Series Very short introductions ; 438
Very short introductions ; 438.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Nuclear physics began long before the identification of fundamental particles, with J.J. Thomson's discovery of the electron at the end of the 19th century, which implied the existence of a positive charge in the atom to make it neutral.
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate.
Contents The fly in the cathedral -- Nuclear alchemy -- Powerful forces -- Odds, evens, and shells -- Making and breaking nuclei -- Beyond the periodic table -- Exotic nuclei -- Applied nuclear physics.
Subject Nuclear physics.
ISBN 9780198718635 paperback
0198718632 paperback

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