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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

Label
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
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
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berman, Bob
Dewey number
535.09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QC450.5
  • QC352
LC item number
  • .B47 2017
  • .B46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spectrum analysis
  • Light
  • Radiation
  • Optics
  • Light
Label
Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light, Bob Berman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
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
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
  • (Sirsi) i9780316311304
  • (OCoLC)965766668
Label
Zapped : from infrared to X-rays, the curious history of invisible light, Bob Berman
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
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
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
  • (Sirsi) i9780316311304
  • (OCoLC)965766668

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